"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).
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.
Here's Letter To The World From Suicide
Article titled "Here's Letter To The World From Suicide" from the March 17, 1928 edition of the San Francisco Examiner. The article reports on the suicide of Vaishno Das Bagai, and reprints the letter he left for newspapers.
Pioneer Indian Dies in L.A.
Article from the February 1982 issue of The India Reporter reporting on the death of Mahesh Chandra Bansal. The article describes details of Bansal's life, including his arrival in the U.S. in 1910, his education at Berkeley and Stanford, his involvement with the Gadar Party, his marriage to Kala Bagai Chandra.
"Mother India" Dies In L.A. at Age of 90
Obituary in India West Magazine for Kala Bagai Chandra, who died in Los Angeles at the age of 90 from a stroke. Chandra, the obituary details, was one of the first India women to immigrate to the U.S., having arrived in San Francisco in 1915. Her husband, Mahesh B. Chandra, was a member of the Gadar Party.
Freedom Fighter, 91, Dies
Newspaper clipping from the December 25, 1981 edition of India Abroad. The article, titled "Freedom Fighter, 91, Dies," provides an obituary for Mahesh Chandra Bansal.
An Indian Merchant's Suicide in U.S.
Newspaper clipping from the May 22, 1928 issue of The Hindustan Times, featuring an article titled "An Indian Merchant's Suicide in U.S." The article documents the suicide by Vaishno Das Bagai, who ended his life in "patriotic protest against racial discrimination," and includes excerpts from his suicide letter and a letter from Brij Mohan (V. D.