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Title, side A
Federation of India Community Association
Text, side A
In 1962, Asian Indian students of Case Western Reserve University started India Association of Cleveland (IAC). In 1967, IAC started a newspaper "LOTUS," regarded as the first such Asian Indian community newspapers in the United States. In 1978, IAC started a community center to be owned and managed by a new organization: India Community Center (ICC), the first such facility established by Asian Indians in Ohio. In 1980, IAC and ICC merged and formed the Federation of India Community Associations (FICA). Other associations representing the various states and interests in India became Federation members.
Address
12412 Cedar Road
Cleveland Heights, OH 44106
Location
India Community Center, 12412 Cedar Road
Coordinates
Latitude: 41.501152, Longitude: -81.593790.
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