Advance Summaries of Addresses Delivered at India Independence Day Dinner
A document from the India League of America excerpting speeches being given during the India Independence Dinner hosted in honor of Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit on January 26, 1945 in New York City. The document excerpts speeches by Pandit, Pearl S. Buck, Lin Yutang, Elsa Maxwell, Francis J. McConnell, and Sirdar J.J. Singh.
Request for Support for Famine Relief Activities
Letter dated February 25, 1946 from President of the India League of America J.J. Singh and Richard J. Walsh, Chairman of the Executive Committee. The letter discusses the formation of a Famine Emergency Committee in response to famine in Bengal, and requests donations.
Basic Facts about India
Pamphlet printed by the India League of America titled "Basic Facts About India." Contributors are listed as Anup Singh, H.W. Boulter, and Hemendra K. Rakhit, members of the Research Bureau of the India League. The pamphlet also includes a list of all the other pamphlets published by the India League of America.
A Report on the Memorial Meeting
Report on a meeting organized by the India League of America on February 7, 1948, held in honor of Gandhi, who was assassinated that January. The report contains excerpts from speeches by Sirdar J.J. Singh, Sheikh Mohammad Abdulla, M. Asaf Ali, Warren R. Austin, N.
Speech by Dr. Anup Singh at India League Mass Meeting
Speech given by Anup Singh at the India League Mass Meeting on August 9, 1943. Singh discusses political arrests of men and women activists for Indian freedom, and criticizes a recent article by Herbert Matthews in the New York Times, which discredits the Indian National Congress.
Speech by Dr. J. Henry Carpenter at India League Mass Meeting
Speech given by J. Henry Carpenter at the India League Mass Meeting on August 9, 1943. Carpenter discusses his experiences in India from the previous fall, the misconceptions from the U.S. of Indian social life, and the case for India's freedom.
Extracts of a speech by Louis Fischer at India League Mass Meeting
Report on a speech given by Louis Fischer at the India League Mass Meeting on August 9, 1943. Fischer argued for the decolonization of India, with special attention given to the war effort and steps that ought to be taken, including the release of Indian leaders. "It is time to realize," Fischer said, "that the white man can remain in the East as a friend but not as a master."
Speech by Mai-Mai Sze at India League Mass Meeting
Speech given by Mai-Mai Sze at the India League of America mass meeting on August 9, 1943. The speech covers the connections between India and China, and Sze argues "[w]hat happens in India today has its repercussions throughout the Far East."
Congressional Record from Friday, May 21, 1943
Facsimile of the Congressional Record dated May 21, 1943, distributed by the India League of America. The contents include an essay arguing for the involvement of Indian troops in the war effort.
Letter from Anup Singh to Ellen Starr Brinton
Letter from Anup Singh to Ellen Starr Brinton, dated March 18, 1941 responding to Brinton's letter from March 14.. Singh served as the director of the India Research Bureau for the ILA. The letter details publications sold by the League.