School of India for Languages and Culture

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Titles School of India for Languages and Culture (SILC) Oral History Project: Interview with Ketan Gada
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Ketan Gada grew up in Minnesota. His parents emigrated from India. His mother was one of the founding members of SILC. As a child, he attended SILC for about 10 years. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Personal background; involvement with SILC; experiences as a student; memories; significant things learned; socializing; classes; subjects: General Knowledge, language classes, cooking, dance, yoga, music, SILC Achievement Project; motivation; how studies at SILC affected later life; volunteer teachers; milk and cookie break; maintaining connections; Festival of Nations; benefits of SILC; SILC experience and trips to India.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
40 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:20:10 running time
Creation Interviewee: Gada, Ketan
Interviewer: Sonifer, Polly
Subjects East Indian Americans -- Education -- Minnesota -- Saint Paul.
Dates Creation: 05/23/2000
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 88 (Library Call Number)
AV2002.159.1 (Accession Number)
More Info MNHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'School of India for Languages and Culture (SILC) Oral History Project'


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