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Authors: Shavetta Gupta
Date: October 3, 2008
Type: Color photograph
Identifier: aql:19488
Description: The Hindu priest and Romi Gupta are shown together at the temple. The priest is giving Romi an apple to calm him down as he was crying during the Mundan ceremony (hair cutting ceremony).
Authors: Wright, Nerissa
Date: April 23rd, 2017
Language: EN
Type: Digital Photograph
Identifier: aql:21720
Description: Businesses along Hillside Avenue. Shown: Arya Samaj Temple, located at 15022 Hillsides Avenue, Jamaica NY 11432. The Arya Samaj is a non-profit organization.
Date: Time Period: 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20621
Description: The Ganesh Temple is the largest one in the area, but not in comparison to places where it is easier to obtain bigger property. It is difficult to keep expanding in the Flushing area. The temple is th ... More
Date: 2010
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:20773
Description: June 2010 newsletter (volume 33-10, number 1N) produced by the Hindu Temple Society of North America. Contains information about temple events and services as well as stories featuring staff and devot ... More
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Authors: Uma Mysorekar
Date: December 2010
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:20842
Description: This photo was taken on the day of temple president, Uma Mysorekar's interview for the Queens Memory Project. She discusses the construction efforts underway on the temple and what it has meant to the ... More
Authors: Anders Goldfarb
Date: 2002
Type: Black and white photographs
Identifier: aql:27994
Description: American Sevashram Sangha, formerly Congregation Talmud Torah Mishkan Israel, at 153-14 90th Avenue.
Authors: Anders Goldfarb
Date: 2002
Type: Black and white photographs
Identifier: aql:28127
Description: American Sevashram Sangha, formerly Congregation Talmud Torah Mishkan Israel, at 153-14 90th Avenue.
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: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
Date: Time Period: 1994-2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:16068
Description: Ashini describes a variety of classes and activities available through the Ganesh Temple where she and her family have been devotees her whole life. She describes her participation in music classes in ... More
Date: Time Period: 1994-2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:16067
Description: Ashini discusses the positive developments she has witnessed in Flushing over time including the expansion of the Ganesh Temple and changes to local businesses.
Date: Time Period: 1994-2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:16076
Description: Ashini describes how the Ganesh temple used to be a church. She talks about the various religious institutions in the neighborhood, reflecting on the diversity there. It is something she is aware of s ... More
Date: Time Period: 1994-2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:16073
Description: Ashini describes music and dancing at the Ratha Yatra procession during the Sri Ganesha Chaturthi festival. She describes the different instruments musicians play and the improvisational nature of the ... More
Date: Time Period: 1994-2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:16069
Description: Ashini volunteers at the summer camp of the Ganesh Temple. The age range of kids is 5 to 15. She has a lot of experience doing volunteering because she has been at the temple a long time. They do arts ... More
Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20507
Description: Dr. Uma Mysorekar slowly phased out her successful OB/GYN practice to take on increasing responsibility at the Ganesh Temple in Flushing, Queens, the largest Hindu temple in the United States (by numb ... More