Oral History Collection

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India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project

NAME: Bash Singh
DATE: January 12, 1995
PLACE: North Oaks, Minnesota
INTERVIEWER: Polly Sonifer

PROJECT SERIES: India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Bash Singh was born in a city formerly in India and now in Pakistan. She attended school and college in India. She came to the U.S. and lived first in Tennessee and then moved to Minnesota in the early 1970s.

SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Experiences living in Saudi Arabia; discrimination in Tennessee; the move to Minnesota and adjusting to cold weather; operating her candy store; marriage; instilling Indian values; religion, Sikh Association of Minnesota; other family members experiences in Minnesota; membership in the Indo-American Club and the Association of American Physicians from India (AAPI); volunteer work; connections to family in India; retirement plans; the importance of family values, personal values; the American Dream.

COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW:

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

LENGTH OF INTERVIEW:

RESTRICTIONS ON USE: None

TRANSCRIPT: 34 pages

ACCESSION NUMBER: AV 1995.103.14