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India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project - IAM History: Interview with Stefan Peterson
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Stefan Peterson married an Indian and thus became involved in the Indian community. He became actively involved with the Festival of Nations and was later appointed president of the India Association of Minnesota [IAM]. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Education; meeting and marrying his wife; becoming involved in the Indian community in Minnesota; volunteering for the Festival of Nations; learning about Indian culture and traditions; visiting India; being approached about the presidency of IAM and activities involved in during presidency; membership; India Day activities; support for service projects; organizational structure and political involvement of IAM; reasons for success of IAM; changing IAM's name from India Club; immigration; and the future of IAM.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
17 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 00:55:04 running time
Creation Interviewer: Sonifer, Polly
Narrator: Peterson, Stefan
Subjects East Indian Americans -- Minnesota.
Dates Creation: 10/02/2003
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 119
Accession Number AV2007.24.10
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project - IAM History'

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