Uma Mysorekar, Clip 6: Why Flushing is the home of the Ganesh Temple
Collection: Queens Memory Project Collection at Queens College Libraries' Department of Special Collections and Archives: Uma Mysorekar
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 former Russian church on Bowne Street which was going to be razed, and then bought the property.
Immigrants; Hindu temples; Hindus; Hindu diaspora; Hindu Temple Society of North America, NY
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