Letter from Bhagat Singh Thind to His Brother Jagat Singh
Letter in Gurmukhi from Bhagat Singh Thind to his brother Jagat Singh, written from Astoria, Oregon and dated December 8, 1919. Thind speaks about their father in the letter, expressing regret for having opposed him in the past, and warning Jagat Singh about repeating the same mistake.
Letter from Bhagat Singh Thind to His Father
Letter in Gurmukhi from Bhagat Singh Thind to his father, Bhai Boota Singh, written from Astoria, Oregon and dated August 2, 1920. In the letter, Thind mentions his brothers Jagat Singh and Rulia Singh, and Bibi Lachhman Kaur. He also requests his father to send him a photograph.
Letter from A.W. Mangum, Jr.
A letter dated September 8, 1907 from Adolphus W. Mangum, Jr. (1876-1924), a soil scientist working in the Puget Sound area, to his mother in North Carolina. Mangum describes his reaction to the Bellingham riot in great detail. A partial transcription reads as follows:
Notification of pardon hearing for Ashar Singh
Statement from the Secretary of Idaho State Board of Pardons George R. Barker to Idaho State Penitentiary Warden John W. Snook dated July 10, 1916. Barker writes, "This is to notify you that at a meeting of the State Board of Pardons held July 6, 1916, the application of ASHAR SINGH was considered and definite sentence was fixed at one year."
Letter from Patrick M. Huels re: Sheikh Mujib Way
Letter dated August 22, 1997 from Alderman Patrick M. Huels to Thomas Walker, Commissioner for the Department of Transportation regarding the ordinance to honorarily designate a section of West Devon Avenue as "Sheikh Mujib Way." The letter requested authorization from Commissioner in order to pass the ordinance.
Letter from Bernard L. Stone re: Sheikh Mujib Way
Letter dated August 20, 1997 from Alderman Bernard L. Stone to Alderman Patrick Huels, who also served as Chairman for the Committee on Transportation and Public Way, regarding the ordinance to honorarily designate a section of West Devon Avenue as "Sheikh Mujib Way." Stone explains that Sheikh Hasina, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, plans to attend the unveiling of the sign.
Letter from Rabindranath Tagore to Bhagwan Singh Gyanee
Letter from Rabindranath Tagore to Bhagwan Singh Gyanee dated December 27, 1931. Tagore writes, "It is hard for me to say in a few faltering words how I feel when voices greet me from my own country and from across the seas carrying to me the assurance that I have pleased many and have helped some and thus offering me the best reward of my life."
Letter from Agnes Smedley to Bhagwan Singh Gyanee
Letter from Agnes Smedley to Bhagwan Singh Gyanee dated January 18, 1920. Smedley describes the recent activities of the Friends for Freedom of India, and efforts to organize meetings with various intellectuals and politicians.