Oral History Collection

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India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project

NAME: Rajiv Shah
DATE: August 27, 1997
PLACE:
INTERVIEWER: Polly Sonifer

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

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Rajiv Shah was born in Uganda. He and his parents came to the United States, where he attended school in Minnesota and college in Massachusetts. Presently, he is the director of a nonprofit program and is attending medical school.

SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Parents' background; familiarity with parents' language; childhood memories of Africa, United Kingdom, and Canada; discrimination; family's values' volunteering experiences; future plans; travels to India; advantages and disadvantages 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, 55 minutes

RESTRICTIONS ON USE: None

TRANSCRIPT: 37 pages

ACCESSION NUMBER: AV 1999.4.14