Here's Letter To The World From Suicide
Article titled "Here's Letter To The World From Suicide" from the March 17, 1928 edition of the San Francisco Examiner. The article reports on the suicide of Vaishno Das Bagai, and reprints the letter he left for newspapers.
An Indian Merchant's Suicide in U.S.
Newspaper clipping from the May 22, 1928 issue of The Hindustan Times, featuring an article titled "An Indian Merchant's Suicide in U.S." The article documents the suicide by Vaishno Das Bagai, who ended his life in "patriotic protest against racial discrimination," and includes excerpts from his suicide letter and a letter from Brij Mohan (V. D.
"First Hindu Woman Here Studying Medicine Is a Brilliant Student"
Photograph in a newspaper of Premala Shahane of Maharashtra, student at the Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania, circa 1928-29. The caption indicates that Shahane's first name is 'Pamela', though elsewhere she is identified as 'Premala'. The caption also incorrectly states that Shahane was the first "Hindu Woman" at the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania.
India: A Public Meeting
A newspaper clipping of a bulletin for a free public meeting to be held on May 4, 1944 to support legislation authorizing U.S. immigration and naturalization of Nationals of India. Speakers at the meeting included Clare Booth Luce, William Langer, Emanuel Celler, and Leland Stowe.
India: A Public Meeting
Bulletin for a free public meeting on April 13, 1944 in favor of the pending legislation authorizing immigration and naturalization of Nationals of India. Speakers include: Emanuel Celler, co-author of pending legislation, Fannie Hurst, Dr. Frank Kingdon, Rev Elmore M. McKee, and Roger N. Baldwin.
"Insult To India"
Washington News article published on May 4, 1944 detailing reasons for the support of the ‘Luce-Celler Bill’, which would permit the naturalization of Indian nationals in the U.S on a quota basis. The article states the bill should be supported as an immediate war time measure to counter Japanese propaganda as well as for post-war economic and foreign trade purposes.
"Quotas for India?"
Article from unknown paper written May 22, 1944 in regards to Congressional Bills which would permit Indian nationals living within the U.S. to become citizens. The article speaks against allowing ‘other races’ to become U.S. citizens.