India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project

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Titles India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project (Phase 1): Interview with Ram Gada
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Ram Gada was born in India where he graduated from college. He also completed a graduate degree in North Dakota and then moved to Minnesota. Presently, he operates his own consulting firm. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Childhood years; experiences growing up in India; education; arranging to come to school in the U.S; arriving in and adjusting to climate in North Dakota. Marriage; family values; cultural differences; the Gujarati Samaj; religion; vegetarianism, activities of the Jain group in Minneapolis; India Club; School of India for Languages and Culture (SILC); relations within the Indian community; recent political involvement; work history; imparting values to children, mixing Eastern and Western cultural values; plans for children's futures, the growth of Indian community in the Twin Cities; and maintaining family ties to India.
Quantity 32 pages transcript
2 hours sound cassette
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:27:47 running time
Creation Interviewee: Gada, Ram
Interviewer: Sonifer, Polly
Made in: New Brighton, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects East Indian Americans -- Minnesota.
Dates Creation: 12/07/1994
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 46 (Library Call Number)
AV1995.103.4 (Accession Number)
More Info MNHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project (Phase 1)'


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