The Balance Sheet of British Rule in India
Broadside published by the Gadar party outlining eleven ways in which the British exploit colonial India. Penciled on the back of the broadside is a note which reads, "Dayton Morning Journal, Jan 25 1917 issue, contains 'A Lot of Bla' on 'India's Loyalty to England.'"
British Rule In India
Pamphlet containing a reprint of "British Rule in India," an indictment of British colonial regine written by William Jennings Bryan, who served as U.S. Secretary of State from 1913-1915. Published by the Yugantar Ashram in San Francisco.
"Hindus Too Brunette To Vote Here" (1923)
Article from March 10, 1923 issue of The Literary Digest describing the outcome of the 'United States vs. Bhagat Singh Thind' Supreme Court case, which barred South Asians from obtaining citizenship.
The Methods of the Indian Police in the 20th Century
Pamphlet dated November 1915 containing a reprint of "The Methods of the Indian Police in the 20th Century" by Frederick Mackarness, an ex-member of Parliament. In the preface, the editor writes, "His arraignment of British Rule contained herein, must be taken to mean that the worthiest spokesmen of the British nation confess that British rule in India has been an infamous failure."
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."
Sudhindra Bose, "Life in the Southern States of America" (1911)
In this editorial from the August 1911 issue of Calcutta-based Modern Review, Bose writes about his travels and impressions of the American South. Bose describes in some detail the "racial problem" in the United States, and draws comparison between the treatment of African Americans and the experience of Indian students in the U.K. and U.S.
"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.
Sudhindra Bose, M.A., Ph.D.: of Calcutta, India
Undated pamphlet advertising Sudhindra Bose's lectures on subjects such as "India and Its Awakening," "The Coming Woman of India," "Women of the Orient," "The Soul of Indian Art." Includes several testimonials of Bose's skills as a lecturer.
ਅੰਗ੍ਰੇਜ਼ੀ ਰਾਜ ਵਿਚੱ ਪ੍ਰਜਾ ਦੁਖ ਦੀ ਕਹਾਣੀ
This free pamphlet, published by the Hindustan Gadar Press and circulated at Yugantar Ashram, details the finances and tax practices of the British colonial administration in India. Also included are income statistics for government and agriculture, as well as casualty reports from military operations and public health crises.