Business Card of Vaishno Das Bagai
Business card for Vaishno Das Bagai, indicating his position as the Executive Vice President of The India Co., Inc. located in San Francisco.
Bombay Inn Business Card
Business Card for the Bombay Inn restaurant in San Francisco, described as "The Only Place in the West Where Genuine Indian Curry is Served." The back of the card provides a menu.
Letter regarding Vaishno Das Bagai
Report written in 1989 that provides information about Vaishno Das Bagai and his involvement with the Gadar Party in San Francisco, California. The report was written by Bagai's son Ram, and includes information from an interview with Govind Behari Lal on February 22, 1962.
"Nose Diamond Latest Fad Arrives Here From India"
Newspaper article from September 1915 issue of San Francisco Call & Post reporting on the "nose diamond fad" from India and describing Kala Bagai's arrival in the United States with her family. The photograph in the article is of Kala Bagai with her son Ram (who is incorrectly identified as Kala's daughter).
Letter from Elliot Einzig Porter to Ram Bagai
Letter from Elliot Einzig Porter to Ram Bagai dated January 14, 1989. In the letter, Porter inquires about a few details regarding Vaishno Das Bagai's life, including a curio shop in Berkeley that Vaishno Das Bagai might have ran, and a reference in the Hindusthanee Student. to "Mr. and Mrs. V.D. Bagai."
Letter from Ram Bagai to Elliot Einzig Porter
Letter from Ram Bagai to Elliot Einzig Porter dated January 24, 1989. Bagai enclosed two sets of documents with the letter: a set of documents regarding Vaishno Das Bagai's nativity, and a set of personal documents including Vaishno Das Bagai's suicide notes.
Marine Corps Band Plays for Sick Kiddies
Newspaper clipping from the May 16, 1918 edition of the San Francisco Chronicle. The article cut out describes the Marine Corps Band playing a free concert at a Children's Hospital. Included in the article is a photograph of Ram Bagai playing with a Marine drummer.
Abstract From Records
Newspaper clipping from the September 4, 1920 edition of The Recorder. The newspaper includes a list of documents recorded on September 3, 1920, including a deed by V.D. Bagai.
Copy of Complaint and Summons in V.D. Bagai vs. C.R. Badger, et al.
Copy of Complaint and Summons in V.D. Bagai vs. C.R. Badger, et al.. A newspaper clipping is pasted onto the copy, which reads, "The creditors of C.E. Herrick, Incorporated, a concern which lends money on real estate and automobiles, petitioned yesterday to have it declared bankrupt. V.D. Bagai, the Isaac Upham Co. and the United States Fidelity and Guaranty Company are the petitioners."