Oral History Collection

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India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project

NAME: Indru S. Advani
DATE: June 12, 1994
PLACE: Apple Valley, Minnesota
INTERVIEWER: Polly Sonifer

PROJECT SERIES: India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Indru Advani was born in a part of India which is now in Pakistan. He attended school and college in India. He did graduate work in Minnesota. Presently, he is retired.

SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Experiences in India before emigrating, experiences in Kenya, marriage and family, caste system in India, travels to India, family visits, memories of arriving in New York City and Minneapolis, religion, Indo-American Association at the University of Minnesota, experiences singing, socializing in the Indian community, work history, retaining and passing on cultural values, maintaining family ties, future plans, American values of home and homestead.

COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW:

SOUND RECORDINGS: User copy:
3 60-minute cassettes
Original:
3 60-minute cassettes

LENGTH OF INTERVIEW:

RESTRICTIONS ON USE: None

TRANSCRIPT: 31 pages

ACCESSION NUMBER: AV 1995.103.2