School of India for Languages and Culture (SILC) Oral History Project: Interview with Rita Mustaphi
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Rita Mustaphi was born in India and immigrated to the U.S. as an adult. She is one of the original founders of SILC, and taught dance at SILC for a number of years. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Personal background; establishing SILC; participation in SILC; experiences as a dance teacher, first class; Kathak dance, rehearsals, performances; individual instruction; teaching methods; costumes; curriculum; parental perspective; visits to India; Nrita Jyoti Dance Theater; Festival of Nations; social connections.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
55 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:49:17 running time
Creation Interviewee: Mustaphi, Mrs. Rita
Interviewer: Sonifer, Polly
Subjects East Indian Americans -- Education -- Minnesota -- Saint Paul.
Dates Creation: 04/03/2000
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 88
Accession Number AV2002.159.8
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'School of India for Languages and Culture (SILC) Oral History Project'

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