Samnirmal (Sam) Karipalli and Jessie Karipalli Oral History Interview Transcript

Title
Samnirmal (Sam) Karipalli and Jessie Karipalli Oral History Interview Transcript
Interviewer
Sravya Tadepalli
Description
In this interview, Jessie and Sam Karipalli talk about growing up in India and moving to the United States, touching on the challenges and rewards of living in the United States, religion, community service, and other issues. Interview audio: https://media.oregonstate.edu/media/t/0_gwhf4ljg
Date
2016-08-21
Local Collection Name
Indian-Americans in Corvallis, Oregon Oral History Collection, 2016-2018 (OH 37)
Set
Oregon Multicultural Archives OSU Special Collections & Archives Research Center
Primary Set
Oregon Multicultural Archives
Institution
Oregon State University
Biographical Information
Sam Karipalli was born in April 1942 in Lakkavaram, India.  He moved to the United States in 1980 and worked at Hewlett-Packard for more than twenty-five years. He is currently retired. He is married to Jessie Karipalli and has two children, Kaasu and Sunnika. Jessie Karipalli was born in November 1946 in Sakhinetipalli, India. She moved to the United States in 1980, first working in a nursing home and then and working at Hewlett-Packard. She is currently retired. She is married to Sam Karipalli and has two children, Kaasu and Sunnika.