Locations discussed: Astoria, Queens, NY

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Authors: Shavetta Gupta
Date: Time Period: 2014
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19481
Description: Shavetta Gupta discusses how she decided to send her children to the St. Joseph Catholic Academy in Long Island City, Queens. Her husband was never comfortable with sending their son and daughter to p ... More
Authors: Shavetta Gupta
Date: Time Period: 2000 - 2014
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19483
Description: Shavetta grew up in India and moved to New York after getting married in 2002. She has been living with her in-laws in Astoria for twelve years, except for a two year period in which she lived in Coro ... More
Authors: Shavetta Gupta
Date: Time Period: 2000s & 2010s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19495
Description: Shavetta and her family set up a temple in their own home for the holiday Diwali. They have prayers, offer sweets, and light diyas for this festival. She gives offerings for her children and husband's ... More
Authors: Shavetta Gupta
Date: Time Period: 2000s & 2010s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19484
Description: In the summertime, Shavetta and her family frequently walk to their temple, which is fourteen blocks away. She compares the temples in Queens to the ones in India. She also talks about the clothes on ... More
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