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    Authors: Richard Lee
    Date: October 1990
    Type: Color photograph
    Identifier: aql:22053
    Description: New York City based Koreans gather in Flushing Meadow Corona Park to celebrate the Korean based harvest festival called "Chu-seok". Richard Lee center is being carried by an acquaintance.
    Date: Time Period: 1991-2018
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:27848
    Description: Ms. Hong remarks that New York has many immigrant groups that compete to bring their traditions and cultural events to the city. In the past Korean Americans in Queens would celebrate the large Korean ... More
    Authors: Lynn Pono
    Date: 1999
    Type: Digital image
    Identifier: aql:20381
    Description: Lynn Pono (left) and Jodi Earias (right) at the Arkipelago Film Festival.
    Authors: Richard Lee
    Date: October 1990
    Type: Color photograph
    Identifier: aql:21964
    Description: Richard Lee and an acquaintance at a Chu-Seok Celebration at Flushing-Meadow Corona Park in Flushing, Queens.
    Date: Time Period: 2009
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18243
    Description: Sherry Gamlin has organized the Sunnyside Shorts Film Festival since 2007. In the past, the short film festival has drawn an audience of over 200 people and submissions from all over the world. "We ha ... More
    Date: Time Period: 2001 - 2014
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:21125
    Description: Kamaljit Kaur moved to the US in 2001 from India after she married her husband. She has been residing in South Ozone Park since she moved from Junction Boulevard in Jacksons Heights. She lives with he ... 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
    Authors: Aaron Slaughter
    Date: 1993
    Type: color photograph
    Identifier: aql:21135
    Description: A photograph taken during an outdoor festival in Rochdale Village featuring David Dinkins (in blue tie), Jesse Jackson (in red/black tie), Councilman Thomas White Jr. (in light grey suit) and Councilm ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1980 - 2011
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:18720
    Description: Natalia Paruz discusses what led her to play the saw and move to Astoria, as well as how she fell in love with both the instrument and the neighborhood. She also talks about the Saw Festival, which sh ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2011
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:20635
    Description: Mrs. Mohan states that the devotees consider sound vibrations from the mantras important because they bring life to new statues of deities. This sound sound energy is produced during the 9 day festiva ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2010
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:20532
    Description: The Sri Ganesa Chaturthi festival takes place September 3, for 9 days in honor of the Hindu god Ganesh. On the last day, a metal alter for Ganesh is decorated and placed on top of a chariot. The chari ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2010
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:20466
    Description: Ganapathy Padmanabhan is the public relations officer for the Ganesh Temple. He describes his daily duties at the temple and his deep involvement with the community there. Ganapathy first moved to the ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2010
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:20625
    Description: Sri Ganesha Chaturthi is an annual nine-day celebration to honor Ganesh which takes place in September. Hundreds of devotees attend and there is singing, dancing, and music. A statue of Ganesh is plac ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2010
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:20593
    Description: The Mohans describe the 9-day festival, Sri Ganesha Chaturthi, when the temple's goal is to reach 400,000 chants. On last day, the deity is taken in a chariot around the neighborhood and down Main St ... More
    Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2010
    Type: Oral history
    Identifier: aql:20477
    Description: Radhika and P. Ramaswamy Mohan are Indian-American members of the Ganesh Temple who are active in the Temple Committee and as a Temple Trustee, respectively. They offer rich descriptions of the temple ... More