Hindoo Temple in San Francisco (in background)
Engine Co. No. 20, on Filbert St. between Webster & Fillmore Sts., showing transition between horse-drawn and motorized vehicles. James Rolph, Jr., with hard hat, in center, and son Jimmy. Hindu Temple, with minarets, corner Webster & Filbert Sts., background.
Hindoo Temple in San Francisco
Webster St. bet. Union & Filbert Sts. 1921. Hindoo [Hindu] Temple, the only one in the United States, San Francisco, Cal.
"Body Is Cremated on Funeral Pyre" (1906)
An article from the November 3, 1906 edition of the Oregonian recording the alleged "first Hindoo funeral and cremation ever solemnized" in the United States. The funeral was held for Rauma Singh, who died in Astoria from consumption.
Indian Christian Student (Vol. 5, No. 3)
The Indian Christian Student (Vol. 5, No. 3) was the official bulletin of the Union of Christian Students of India in America, whose mission was to "promote fellowship and Christian helpfulness among Indian Students in America and also to interpret India to America." Published for 1919-20, this particular issue (Vol. 5, No. 3) featured several short essays and poems.
Swami Abhedananda, "India and Her People" (1906)
Published by the Vedanta Society in New York, India and Her People (1906) by Swami Abhedananda featured six of the author's lectures delivered before the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences on or around 1906.
Advertisement for Publications of the Vedanta Society
Advertisement for publications of the New York-based Vedanta Society from the April & July 1914 issue of The Hindusthanee Student. Publications include Gospel of Ramakrishna, Sayings of Ramakrishna, Raja Yoga, Jnana Yoga, Karma Yoga, My Master, Bhagavad Gita, Harvard Address, and Chicago Address.
A Message from the Hindu Temple
A booklet published by the San Francisco Vedanta Society in regards to the Hindu Temple of San Francisco and Vedanta. Contents include: 'What is Vedanta?', 'Some Questions on Vedanta', quotes from great thinkers and religious works, 'The Vedanta Society', and 'General Features of the Hindu Temple'.