Har Dayal, "India in America" (1911)
Article from the July 1911 issue of Calcutta-based Modern Review written by Har Dayal, one of the founders of the Gadar Party. Dayal describes the lives of Indians in the United States, with an emphasis on four classes of persons: "the Sikhs, the Swamis and the Students, with the Spies as an abnormal gang." The article is signed off "Berkeley, (Cal.), U.S.A., April 28, 1911."
"What the World Is Doing: A Record of Current Events" (1910)
Article from March 26, 1910 issue of Collier's Weekly on the "Hindu Invasion," which discusses the recent influx of South Asian laborers. The article goes on to mention a recent announcement by the Asiatic Exclusion League that the "Hindus in California numbered 10,000," and their presence is an "unmitigated nuisance." Includes two related images.
"Gifts of Famine: Invasion of Sikhs from the Punjab" (1907)
An October 1907 article from The International Wood-Worker (Vol. 17, No. 10) that explores the causes behind the "anti-Hindoo riots" in Bellingham, Washington, as well as the riots in Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia. The Woodworker was the official journal of the Amalgamated Wood-workers Union of America, and was published in Chicago, with content in English and German.
Werter D. Dodd, "The Hindu in the Northwest" (1907)
Article from World Today (Vol. 13, 1907) by Bellingham Herald newspaper editor Werter D. Dodd (1871-1959) describing the events, cause, and effect of the Bellingham Riot: "A mob of six hundred workmen in the lumber mills raided the quarters of the Orientals, completely terrorized them and forced them to leave the city. Many of the Hindus were injured, but none fatally.
"Jury In Murder Case Still Out" (1908)
Report from the April 25, 1908 edition of the Oregonian with details regarding the case against six men charged with the murder of lumberyard worker Harnam Singh. According to the report, state prosecutor Dan J.
"Begin Hindu Murder Trial" (1908)
Short report from the April 23, 1908 edition of the Oregonian on the "Hindu murder trial," in which six white men were charged with murder of Harnam Singh in Boring, Oregon.
"Hindoo wants a job"
Short note from the October 26, 1907 edition of the Oregonian describing the story of Schawa Singh, who had previously been stationed in Nankin as a marshal of the consular court.