Letter from Friends of Freedom for India to Dr. D.S. Jordan
Letter to D.S. Jordan from the Friends of Freedom for India signed by President Robert Morss Lovett and Secretary Agnes Smedley, dated July 21, 1919. The letter describes the recent arrest and possible deportation of four Indians -- D.K. Sarkar, Gobind Behari Lal, Baghwan Singh, and Santokh Singh -- in addition to Gopal Singh and Taraknath Das, who were earlier arrested for deportation.
Letter from Josephine B. Bennett to Friends of Freedom for India Members
Fundraising letter from the Friends of Freedom for India signed by General Secretary Josephine Bennett, dated June 1, 1921. The letter discusses the expansion of branches to Boston and Philadelphia, and publicity work in the Hearst Papers, as well as news items in Philadelphia, Milwaukee, Chicago, New York, and Boston.
"An Open Letter To the People At Large"
Circular published by the Ghadar Party calling for freedom and democracy of all subject peoples around the world. "Those who love democracy for themselves must be ready to defend democracy for others," it reads, "otherwise, they themselves will lose their right to democracy."
Letter from Har Dayal to Van Wyck Brooks (June 16, 1914)
Letter from Har Dayal to Van Wyck Brooks, dated June 16, 1914 and posted from Gstaad, Switzerland. The envelope for the letter contains interesting markings: "If not delivered return to A. Wursten, Sekundalehrer Gstaad (MOB) Switzerland," and "from Har Dayal for an account of Har Dayal see 'Young India' by Lajpat Rai."
Letter from Har Dayal to Van Wyck Brooks (June 11, 1912)
In this letter dated June 11, 1912, Har Dayal discusses plans to publish a "radical," "propagandist" magazine to Stanford professor Van Wyck Brooks. Dayal mentions support received after a meeting from Dr. Hugel, Dr. Newcomer, and Dr. Sabine. Dayal also mentions possible titles for the magazine included The Radical Student, The University Radical, and The New World.
Letter from Har Dayal to Van Wyck Brooks (July 12, 1912)
Letter from Har Dayal to Professor Van Wyck Brooks dated July 12, 1912, written from Stanford University. Dayal describes going to the city, and meeting John D. Barry who intends to publish a small magazine in the style of Elbert Stubbard's Philistine.
Letter from Har Dayal to Van Wyck Brooks (August 4, 1912)
Letter from Har Dayal to Van Wyck Brooks, dated August 4, 1912 and posted from San Francisco (c/o Dr. H.M. Beck). Dayal mentions visiting Hindu farmers in Stockton, and having agreed to deliver a course of weekly lectures in San Francisco on social revolution. The first lecture was published in the Bulletin.
Letter from Har Dayal to Van Wyck Brooks (December 23, 1913)
Letter from Har Dayal to Van Wyck Brooks, written on December 23, 1913 and posted from Berkeley, California. Brooks appears to have been visiting England, and Dayal asks about the people he is meeting. Dayal writes about the time he met Winston Churchill that October, who he found "a very mediocre kind of person." He also urges Brooks to meet Peter Kropotkin, if he has a chance.
Letter from Har Dayal to Van Wyck Brooks (1914)
Short letter from Har Dayal to Van Wyck Brooks from 1914 and posted from Lausanne, Switzerland. Dayal requests Brooks to mail enclosed letters, but also not to tell friends about his arrival in Switzerland.