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School of India for Languages and Culture (SILC) Oral History Project: Interview with Shanti Shah
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Shanti Shah was born in India and immigrated to the U.S. as an adult. She is one of the original founders of SILC and has served as a teacher, administrator and board member. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Personal background; participation in SILC; experiences as a teacher, language instruction; facilitating outdoor activities; establishing SILC; first day; motivation; music instruction; enrollment changes; teaching methods; curriculum development; challenges and rewards of teaching; geography instruction; volunteers; organizational changes; social connections; outreach to adopted children; Festival of Nations; contributions of SILC to Indian community.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
46 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:46:54 running time
Creation Narrator: Shah, Ms. Shanti
Interviewer: Sonifer, Ms. Polly
Subjects Asian Indian
Dates Creation: 03/19/2000
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH 88
Accession Number AV2002.159.12
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'School of India for Languages and Culture (SILC) Oral History Project'