From Beef Burgers to Friendly Strangers, Indian Immigrants Recall Their First Days in The US

first_imgOn Aug. 25, 1949, Roshan Sharma got his first glimpse of the Golden Gate Bridge as the SS President Wilson approached San Francisco, California. The 22-year-old from Bhumbli in Punjab had braved a long, uncomfortable journey on the ship from Hong Kong, subsisting on the only vegetarian food available: boiled rice, potatoes, and fruit.Read it at Quartz Related Itemslast_img

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