"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.
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:
Hindus Scared By Plan To Oust Them
An article from the September 16, 1906 issue of Puget Sound American describing fears amongst "Hindu" workers at the Bellingham Bay Lumber Company regarding a petition that white workers were circulating demanding that they remove their turbans.
Have We A Dusky Peril?
An article from the September 16, 1906 Puget Sound American describing recent "Hindu" immigration to Bellingham, Washington.