Oral History Collection

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India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project

NAME: Ina Ganguli
DATE: July 21, 1997
PLACE:
INTERVIEWER: Polly Sonifer

PROJECT SERIES: India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project (Phase 2)

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Ina Ganguli was born in Minnesota. Ganguli attended high school in Minnesota and at the time of the interview was a student at a university in Illinois.

SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Parents, familiarity with parents' language, values, visits from relatives, important organizations in the Indian community-SILC (School of India for Languages and Culture) and the India Association. Advantages of having both Indian and American friends. Traveling to India as a child. Participating in extracurricular activities. Future plans, comparing and contrasting Indian and American values. Indian movies. Benefits and difficulties of being a child of first-generation immigrants.

COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW:

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

LENGTH OF INTERVIEW: 1 hour, 15 minutes

RESTRICTIONS ON USE: None

TRANSCRIPT: 26 pages

ACCESSION NUMBER: AV 1999.4.4