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Oral History Collection

India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project

NAME: Geeta McGibbon
DATE: February 13, 1998
PLACE:
INTERVIEWER: Polly Sonifer

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

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Geeta Saxena McGibbon was born in India. She and her parents moved to Massachusetts and then to Minnesota. She attended college in Minnesota.

SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Parents, familiarity with parents' language, values, religion, schooling, discrimination, socializing as a family, activities in high school. Contrasting Indian values of parents and relatives in India, travels to India, work experiences, volunteering experiences. Advantages and disadvantages of being part of an immigrant family. Experiences as a mother.

COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW:

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

LENGTH OF INTERVIEW: 1 hour, 50 minutes

RESTRICTIONS ON USE: None

TRANSCRIPT: 30 pages

ACCESSION NUMBER: AV 1999.4.7