Pennamma Cherucheril: Becoming Minnesotan

Pennamma Cherucheril and husband, c.1995.

Pennamma Cherucheril was born in a small village in the southwestern state of Kerala, India. As a teenager in 1959, she and a sister traveled to Marshfield, Wisconsin to join their uncle and to study nursing at a Catholic school. She comes from a Christian family and is the second oldest of ten children.

Full interview

  • Full name - Pennamma Cherucheril
  • Age - 50
  • Date of interview - 07.22.1993
  • Gender - Female
  • Generation - First Generation American / Immigrant
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