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.
India's Contribution to Science
Document by the India League of America titled "India's Contribution to Science," first published as an editorial in the September 20, 1943 edition of the New Republic .
Letter from J.J. Singh requesting support for Mundt amendment
Letter from J.J. Singh, President of the India League of America, requesting support for Congressman Karl E. Mundt's amendment to the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation (UNRRA) bill, which would include famine stricken areas of Bengal and Assam under the UNRRA's scope. The letter requests funding to carry on this kind of work.
Congressional Record from Monday, May 17, 1943
A facsimile of the Congressional Record dated May 17, 1943, published by the India League of America. The report contains a letter to the editor signed by Frances Gunther, Roger Baldwin, and Anup Singh documenting the Viceroy of India's refusal to grant William Phillips, President Roosevelt's special envoy to India, permission to visit Gandhi and Nehru.