The Story of India: A Key to the Land of Mystery
Booklet titled The Story of India: A Key to the Land of Mystery by Lal Chand Mehra published in 1933. An inscription reads "To Mahesh Ji, In Memory of the Old Days in Berkeley. Lal Chand Mehra, A Happy New Year 1934." The booklet contains ten chapters, each of which explain various aspects of Hinduism. Mehra worked as an actor in several Hollywood productions from the 1920s to the 1960s.
Let Us Talk About India
Broadside titled "Let Us Talk About India" featuring a reprinted essay by Ada Pierce McCormick about the role of India in World War II. The article is reprinted from the August 15, 1942 issue of Editor & Publisher.
Uday Shan-kar and his Hindu Ballet
Program for Uday Shankar and his Hindu Ballet held at the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco on February 18 and 20, 1939. The program contains a description of the entire performance. Music direction is credited to Vishnudass Shirali, and the other dancers credited in the performance are Simkie, Zohra, Uzra, Madhavan, Robindra, Brijo, Behari, Sisir Sovan, and Nagen Dey.
Advertisement for India China Store in San Francisco
Advertisement for India China Store in San Francisco, run by G.R. Channon. Among the items advertised are “India Art Goods,” jewelry, and foods. A color picture of Mahatma Gandhi was given free to anyone who brought in this advertisement.
Ruth St. Denis: "First Lady of the Dance"
Flyer for a performance by Ruth St. Denis, the “First Lady of American Dance,” at the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco. St. Denis regularly performed her interpretations of Indian forms dance in the 1910s onwards to American audiences.
Freedom for India Now!
Pamphlet titled Freedom for Indian Now! published by the New York-based Post War World Council, featuring writings by Pearl S. Buck, Lin Yutang, Krishnalal Shridharani, Arthur Garfield Hays, A. Philip Randolph, Anup Singh, Roger Baldwin, and Norman Thomas. The pamphlet contains speeches, messages, and excerpts from a meeting of the Post War Council on August 6, 1942. The editor Mary W.
India's Right To Freedom
Booklet titled "India's Right to Freedom" published by the British Information Services in 1942. The text includes statements and excerpted speeches from Minister from the War Cabinet Stafford Cripps, Secretary of State for India Leopold S.
Can Indians Get Together? / India's Day of Reckoning
Booklet published and distributed by the New York-based India League of America with reprints of two essays by Jawaharlal Nehru: "Can Indians Get Together?" first printed in the July 19, 1942 edition of the New York Times, and "India's Day of Reckoning," first printed in the April 1942 issue of Fortune.
India Independence Day
Program for India Independence Day Dinner held in New York on January 26, 1945, and hosted by the India League of America. The guest of honor the dinner was Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit; also in attendance was Sirdar J.J. Singh, Pearl Buck, Lin Yutang, Elsa Maxwell, Francis J. McConnell, and William Shirer.