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India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project - IAM History: Interview with Gummadi J. Franklin
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Gummadi Franklin graduated from pharmacy school in India before immigrating to Minnesota in 1969. He became president of the India Association of Minnesota [IAM] in 1998. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Childhood; growing up in India; family; education; getting married; moving to Minnesota and finding a job; involvement with the Trustee Advisory Committee of the IAM; creation of the School of India for Languages and Culture [SILC]; various demographical branches of the IAM; importance of community; membership in the association; involvement in the Festival of Nations; serving as president of the association; fiftieth anniversary of India's independence celebration; involvement in relief projects; commercialization of the organization; future of the association.
2 hours sound cassette
25 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
01:36:01 running time
Interviewer: Sonifer, Polly
Interviewee: Franklin, Gummadi
East Indian Americans -- Minnesota.
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 119 (Library Call Number)
AV2007.24.2 (Accession Number)
MHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project - IAM History'