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Reminiscences of Mohammad Bilal-Mirza : oral history, 2001-2002.

Creator: Bilal-Mirza, Mohammad
Project: September 11, 2001 oral history narrative and memory project.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript: 71 p. sound recording: 1 sound cassette (50 min.) sound recording: 1 sound disc (84 min.) : digital ; 3 in.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Taxi and Limo Driver.

Scope and Contents

Childhood Punjab, Pakistan, immigration to U.S.; education: community college in Brooklyn; career: work in carpet industry, construction, taxi and limo driver in Manhattan; 9/11: volunteer taxi service during rescue efforts; post-9/11: religious beliefs, anti-Arab bias, patriotism, uncle's detainment and subsequent death in American custody, leadership activities in local Pakistani-American community, Fort Hamilton apartment fire (July 2002), reflections on family.

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