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Date: Time Period: 2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22114
Description: Carol talks about the major demographic changes in Flushing that she has seen and experienced. She talks about the increase in Flushing's diversity especially among immigration populations.
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: Time Period: 2009 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22291
Description: David Casterline and his wife Bridget Casterline reminisce about his proposal to her and the preparations for their wedding at the historic Quaker meeting house in Flushing. The couple discuss their h ... More
Authors: David Casterline
Date: Time Period: 2009 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22242
Description: David Casterline and his wife Bridget Casterline reminisce about his proposal to her and the preparations for their wedding at the historic Quaker meeting house in Flushing. The couple discuss their h ... More
Date: Time Period: 2000-2016
Subject: Neighborhoods
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:24551
Description: Pushpalatha talks about moving to Flushing and her impressions of the neighborhood. She discusses her life in India and her life in Flushing, highlighting the differences. She also mentions adjustment ... More
Date: Time Period: 1980 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20518
Description: Susie Lee compares the downtown area around Roosevelt and Main Street to Times Square, and liked it better when Flushing was quieter. She won't return to live in her old neighborhood unless she has to ... More
Date: Time Period: 1980 - 2010
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20584
Description: Susie Lee discusses her parents' ties to their neighborhood in Flushing, including the Korean church they attend. They live in the same one bedroom apartment where they raised Susie and her brother, a ... More
Date: Time Period: 1975 - 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19423
Description: Al Rankin talks about how the black community in Flushing has changed over time. He thinks it has gotten stronger through the years. He also talks about how the development will affect the community.
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
Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20551
Description: Dr. Uma Mysorekar practiced for over 30 years and had offices in Flushing and Elmhurst, Queens. She decided to leave her practice in order to give back to the community. She had been involved with the ... More
Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20541
Description: Dr. Uma Mysorekar states that it is uncommon for a women to be president of a temple. She describes that to be a president you do not have to be a priest, but you have to have administrative skills an ... More
Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20543
Description: Dr. Uma Mysorekar describes how initially there was skepticism among members of the Hindu community about building a temple. She talks about how a small group spearheaded the project, out of the desir ... More
Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20490
Description: Dr. Uma Mysorekar discusses the expansion of Ganesh Temple.
Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20473
Description: Dr. Uma Mysorekar discusses the number of employees working and living at the Ganesh Temple, and the benefits they receive. She describes their properties in the Flushing area that encompass the templ ... More
Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2011
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20481
Description: Dr. Uma Mysorekar describes how the influx of immigrants into the Flushing and population growth led to the search for a temple in the area. She discusses how the community found a building that was a ... More