Request for Support for Famine Relief Activities
Letter dated February 25, 1946 from President of the India League of America J.J. Singh and Richard J. Walsh, Chairman of the Executive Committee. The letter discusses the formation of a Famine Emergency Committee in response to famine in Bengal, and requests donations.
Famine Is Like This
Reprint of the essay "Famine Is Like This" by John Frederick Muehl first published in Asian and the Americas (January 1946). The essay was distributed by the India League of America.
An appeal letter from the Association for the Promotion of Education of the People of India. The officers of the organization were all based at the University of Washington.
India Development & Relief Fund Flyer
Informational brochure distributed by the India Development & Relief Fund detailing ongoing projects as well as the organization’s mission and history.
India Relief and Education Fund Appeal
Appeal dated August 1, 1998 urging members to donate to help provide relief for the worst cyclone to hit Gujarat in over 25 years. The cyclone killed 1,100 people and injured over 2,000. At the time of writing, 1,700 people were missing. About 2,000 of the dead and missing were migrant workers employed in the salt mining industry living in shanty towns near the port city of Kandla.
"Drought Relief Appeal"
Email dated April 28, 2000 by Maharaj K. Kaul urging coworkers at General Electric to donate to the California-based India Relief and Education Fund (IREF) to help provide drought relief for the worst drought in India for over 100 years.
"Indian Leader Urges U.S. Aid, Understanding"
Newspaper clipping of an article titled "Indian Leader Urges U.S. Aid, Understanding: Top Congress Party Official Visiting S.F. Says Two Nations Have Much In Common." The article quotes Harekrushna Mahatab, Secretary General of the Congress Party, emphasizing the need for better American understanding of India.