Interview with Algassimu Bah, March 17, 2019

Project: I Remember When: Times Gone But Not Forgotten Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Algassimu Bah and his family left Liberia when he was 11 years old, they went to Gambia and later, at 13, he and his family relocated to the United States because of the war. His father wanted the best education for him and his siblings. When they were about to leave for the United States, people were really nice to them because they wanted them not to forget about them when they arrived. The way he imagined the USA was different as compared to reality. Back home when he heard of America, he thought of no suffering, have anything you want, as if it is a second heaven.

Interview Accession

2019oh0155_irw0086

Interviewee Name

Algassimu Bah

Interviewer Name

Isatu Kallon

Interview Date

2019-03-17

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Bah, Algassimu Interview by Isatu Kallon. 17 Mar. 2019. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Bah, A. (2019, March 17). Interview by I. Kallon. I Remember When: Times Gone But Not Forgotten Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Bah, Algassimu, interview by Isatu Kallon. March 17, 2019, I Remember When: Times Gone But Not Forgotten Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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