Oral History Collection

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India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project

NAME: Lisa Gada Norton
DATE: November 7, 1997
PLACE:
INTERVIEWER: Polly Sonifer

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

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Lisa Gada Norton was born in Minnesota. Her parents emigrated from India in the 1960s. Norton attended school in Minnesota and college in Wisconsin.

SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Parents, familiarity with parents' language, childhood memories, family values, Indian community, school experiences, SILC (School of India for Languages and Culture, religion, visits to India; discrimination, college experiences, vegetarianism; work experiences; advantages and disadvantages of being a first-generation immigrant's child; Indian culture.

COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW:

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

LENGTH OF INTERVIEW: 1 hour, 30 minutes

RESTRICTIONS ON USE: None

TRANSCRIPT: 34 pages

ACCESSION NUMBER: AV 1999.4.12