British Rule In India
Pamphlet containing a reprint of "British Rule in India," an indictment of British colonial regine written by William Jennings Bryan, who served as U.S. Secretary of State from 1913-1915. Published by the Yugantar Ashram in San Francisco.
The Methods of the Indian Police in the 20th Century
Pamphlet dated November 1915 containing a reprint of "The Methods of the Indian Police in the 20th Century" by Frederick Mackarness, an ex-member of Parliament. In the preface, the editor writes, "His arraignment of British Rule contained herein, must be taken to mean that the worthiest spokesmen of the British nation confess that British rule in India has been an infamous failure."
India Against Britain
Pamphlet dated November 1, 1916 that collects various editorials by Ram Chandra, editor of the Gadar newspaper, in which he responded in U.S.
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.
Lal Chand Mehra, M.A.
Pamphlet for "Lectures and Readings on India" by Lal Chand Mehra. The pamphlet provides a brief biography of Mehra, who was born in Amritsar and arrived in the U.S. in 1921, receiving his A.B. and M.A. degrees from the University of California.
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.
India Needs Your Help Not Tomorrow But Now
Typed pamphlet titled "India Needs Your Help Not Tomorrow But - Now," from the Los Angeles Branch of the All-World Gandhi Fellowship. The pamphlet explains the mission of the All-World Gandhi Fellowship to promote non-violence and satyagraha, to win friends for India, and to educate the public about the conditions in India.