Oral History Interview with Ram Gada
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.
Oral History Interview with Aparna Ganguli
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Aparna Ganguli was born and grew up in India. She attended school and college in India and received a graduate degree. She immigrated to the United States in the early 1960s. More recently, she received a doctorate in Minnesota and currently teaches at a university.
Oral History Interview with Mansur Kassim-Lakha
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Mansur Kassim-Lakha was born in Kenya to a family of Indian descent. He attended boarding school and college in England and then moved to Minnesota and finished his undergraduate work. Kassim-Lakha is a businessman.
Oral History Interview with P.C. Mangalick
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: P. C. Mangalick was born in India. He grew up in India and ran his own business there. In the early 1970s, he and his wife came to the United States. In the mid-1980s, he and his wife established a charity hospital in Agra, India.
Oral History Interview with Sudhansu Misra
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Sudhansu Misra was born in India where he attended high school and graduated from college. He continued his studies in Ohio and Michigan. He came to Minnesota where he and his wife operate a heath care facility.
Oral History Interview with Mahendra Nath
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Mahendra Nath was born in India and immigrated to the U.S. in the mid 1960s. He attended college in India and Minnesota. He worked first for a U.S. corporation, and later began his own business. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Efforts to organize the Indian Club at the University of Minnesota; work experience at a U.S.
Oral History Interview with Vilma K. Patel
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Vimla K. Patel was born in India. She attended college in India and came to Pennsylvania to continue her studies. After graduation, she moved to Minnesota. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Her decision to come to the U.S.
Oral History Interview with Ranee Ramaswamy
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Ranee Ramaswamy was born in India, where she attended school and college. In Minnesota, she renewed her involvement with dance and also was active in the Tamil Association. She travels to India frequently to study dance and is a founder of the Ragamala Dance Theater.
Oral History Interview with Kusum Saxena
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Kusum Saxena was born in India where she graduated from college and did postgraduate studies. In the late 1950s, she and her husband immigrated to the U.S, living first in Massachusetts and later in Minnesota. Saxena is a physician. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Her childhood and education; her medical education; marriage; the decision to immigrate; early years in St.
Oral History Interview with Dr. Abul H. Siddiqui
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Abul Hasan Siddiqui was born in India. After graduating from medical school in India, he traveled to England and Scotland for research and graduate work. He has worked in several countries, and in the mid-1970s, he accepted employment in the United States. He has retired, but maintains licensure and contact with the medical community.