India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project - IAM History

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Titles India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project - IAM History
Description The India Association of Minnesota [IAM], formerly known as the India Club, was formed in 1973. It seeks to build a sense of community amongst those of Asian Indian origin while serving as a focal point for advancing cultural, educational, and charitable interests. Some of the subjects discussed by the interviewees include moving to Minnesota and becoming acquainted with members of the Indian community; education; marriage; finding jobs; involvement in the Festival of Nations; the role of politics; participation in the School of India for Languages and Culture [SILC]; India Day activities; involvement in the Minnesota Asian Indian Democratic Association [MAIDA] and the Asian Indian Women’s Association [AIWA]; the organizational structure of IAM, including the Trustee Advisory Committee and the Nomination Committee; the fiftieth anniversary celebration of the independence of India; current challenges faced by IAM; membership and future of the organization; second-generation Indian-Americans; identity and gender issues; service projects and fundraisers; discrimination; and future challenges for IAM.
Quantity 1 project
14.25 hours sound cassette
263 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Creation Interviewer: Sonifer, Polly
Interviewee: Desai, Jagadish
Interviewee: Gada, Neena
Interviewee: Franklin, Gummadi
Interviewee: Gupta, Deep Shikha
Interviewee: Mallick, Dilip
Interviewee: Mandal, Ashoke
Interviewee: Misra, Ms. Nirupama
Interviewee: Mohapatra, Sarat
Interviewee: Nambudiripad, Godan
Interviewee: Peterson, Stefan
Interviewee: Shah, Ms. Shanti
Interviewee: Sukhatme, Vasant Ph.D.
Subjects Asian Indian
Dates Creation: 07/06/2003 - 06/25/2005
Holding Type Oral History - Project
Identifiers OH 119 (Library Call Number)
AV2007.24 (Accession Number)
More Info MNHS Library Catalog
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Oral History - Interview, MHS Collection, sound cassette: 'India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project - IAM History: Interview with Stefan Peterson'
Oral History - Interview, MHS Collection, sound cassette: 'India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project - IAM History: Interview with Dr. Vasant Sukhatme'
Oral History - Interview, MHS Collection, sound cassette: 'India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project - IAM History: Interview with Godan Nambudiripad'
Oral History - Interview, MHS Collection, sound cassette: 'India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project - IAM History: Interview with Shanti Shah'
Oral History - Interview, MHS Collection, sound cassette: 'India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project - IAM History: Interview with Neena Gada'

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