Notes on the accused, ca. 1918
This document contains synopses of the activities of members of the Ghadr Party, an Indian independence party based in San Francisco. The document was prepared by the U. S. Attorney in San Francisco for the trial of these individuals. The document illustrates the global nature of the operations and the interactions of Indian nationals, German officials, and U. S. citizens.
J.T. Sunderland, "Principal Heramba Chandra Maitra in America" (1911)
An article by J.T. Sunderland in the February 1911 issue of Modern Review, which traces Brahmo Samajist Heramba Chandra Maitra's visit to the United States. Sunderland discusses the negative perception of India from Americans, and discusses how the work of Maitra, and other Indian religious figures from Protab Chandra Mazoomdar onward, have helped counter those views.
"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.
"Jury In Murder Case Still Out" (1908)
Report from the April 25, 1908 edition of the Oregonian with details regarding the case against six men charged with the murder of lumberyard worker Harnam Singh. According to the report, state prosecutor Dan J.