Oral History Interview with Prem Kumar
Mr. Kumar grew up in a small town of Punjab, where he received his early education. He came to the University of Idaho in 1970 and worked towards his Master's Degree. He taught English and Humanities at Washington State University, University of Miami, and Colorado State University until 1986 when he joined Boeing.
Oral History Interview with Asgar Ahmedi
Oral history interview with Asgar Ahmedi, interviewed by Julie Kerssen on February 4, 2005. Ahmedi was born to an Indian family in Vohemar, Madagascar on March 11, 1928.
Oral History Interview with Balraj Sokkappa
Oral history interview with Balraj Sokkappa, interviewed by Julie Kerssen on January 14, 2005. Sokkappa was born in Madurai, India on September 25, 1930, as the son of the treasurer of the American mission. He later went to the University of Madras for engineering.
Oral History Interview with Kris Gupta
Oral history interview with Kris Gupta, interviewed by Julie Kerssen on April 26, 2005. Gupta was born in Riasi, Kashmir on April 14, 1930, and recalls the violence of Partition and its impact on his ability to get an education (and subsequent immigration to the United States).
Oral History Interview with Raj Joshi
Oral history interview with Raj Joshi, interviewed by Julie Kerssen on December 29, 2004. Joshi was born in Lashkar, India on October 26, 1932, and talks about the incorrect birthplace and date on his passport, his upbringing in Allahabad (where his father was a professor of agriculture at Allahabad University), and his family's move to Washington, D.C.
Oral History Interview with Sat Kapahi
Oral history interview with Sat Kapahi, interviewed by Julie Kerssen on March 23, 2005. Kapahi was born in Lahore, Pakistan in the early 1930s. He discusses the effects of Partition (both of India and Punjab specifically) on his schooling (as he was in college at the time) and his father's related decision to move the family to Amritsar.
Oral History Interview with Padmini Vasishth
Oral history interview with Padmini Vasishth, interviewed by Julie Kerssen on December 28, 2005. Vasisth was born in Lahore, Pakistan in 1928. She discusses the turmoil of Partition, as well as her education, marriage, and travels before her eventual move to the United States.
Oral History Interview with Shanta Gangolli
Oral history interview with Shanta Gangolli, interviewed by Julie Kerssen on April 1, 2005. Gangolli was born in Bombay, India [modern-day Mumbai] on December 25, 1934. She discusses her education, her family's religious practices, and her eventual move to the United States after her husband was awarded a scholarship from MIT.