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Oral History Collection

India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project

NAME: M. J. Abhishaker
DATE: January 4, 1995
PLACE: Minneapolis, Minnesota
INTERVIEWER: Polly Sonifer

PROJECT SERIES: India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: M. J. Abhishaker was born in India. He attended college in India and in Minnesota. Presently, he is a professor.

SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Family background, family values, education, college experiences, differences between American and Indian university structures, work experiences, political activities. Leaving India. Arriving in and adjusting to the United States, marriage and family, discrimination, travels in India and the U.S., changes in India. Sound of India radio show, Indian migration. Retaining and passing on cultural values, maintaining family ties.

COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW:

SOUND RECORDINGS: User copy:
2 60-minute cassettes
Original:
2 60-minute cassettes

LENGTH OF INTERVIEW:

RESTRICTIONS ON USE: None

TRANSCRIPT: 29 pages

ACCESSION NUMBER: AV 1995.103.1