Oral History Interview with Rajinder Bhalla
Rajinder Bhalla was originally from Ferozepur, Punjab, India. Bhalla received a degree in Veterinary Medicine from Punjab and served in the Indian Army from 1953 to 1973. After an assignment to the United States and Australia, Bhalla decided to return to the United States in 1961.
Oral History Interview with Mrinal and Ruma Chowdary
Mrinal Chowdary immigrated from Calcutta to New York in 1971. Mrinal worked at a record manufacturer while obtaining his master's degree in chemical engineering. Ruma arrived in the United States a few years later, and worked at Columbia University. The Chowdarys relocated to Tokyo before settling down in Houston. The Chowdarys discuss their world travels and their family in this oral history.
Oral History Interview with Santosh Kumar Dave and Suman S. Dave
Santosh Kumar and Suman S. Dave discuss their early life in India, and their immigration to the United States in the 1970s. Santosh describes the challenges of obtaining a job and a driving license as a new immigrant. The Daves discuss how their family traveled to the United States in stages over several years.
Oral History Interview with Dilip and Sukti Dutta
Dilip Dutta arrived in the United States in May, 1970, having previously worked at Braithwaite while in India. After living in Philadelphia for seven years, the Duttas moved to Houston in 1977, when Dilip was hired at Pullman-Kellogg, which was eventually bought by Halliburton. Dilip discusses his time with the company, including his time working in Indonesia.