"A Political Prophecy Based on Truth of Life" (1939)
Two-sided broadsheet titled "A Political Prophecy Based on Truth of Life," with extracts from Bhagat Singh Thind's lecture on India and the European War delivered on December 18, 1939 at the Auditorium Hotel in Chicago.
There's a thwarted love story implied in the entry records of Ajudhia Persaud, a student at McGill University in Montreal and a repeat visitor to New York to see his wife Laika.
Motee Singh's Arrival Record
Motee "Kid" Singh, a professional boxer, arrives in New York in 1931 on the steamship Munamar and is identified on the passenger manifest as an "East Indian" able to read and write English and "Hindoo." The featherweigh
Rose Su Persaud's Arrival Record
In 1924, a 23-year old widow named Rose Su Persaud arrived at Ellis Island and declared her intention to go live with her sister Agnes Premdas at the Phyllis Wheatley Hotel in Harlem, founded and run by Marcus Garvey’s Pan-Africanist United Negro Improvement Association.
PCW Class of 1918 Update in the Nov 1931 Alumnae Recorder
In this update on the Class of 1918, portions of a letter written by Kamala (Cornelius) Asirvatham to college president Helen Coolidge describe the impact of the death of her infant daughter, the application of her studies under Miss Meloy in social service work in Lucknow among members of different castes, and a discussion of the practice of purdah among women in Northern India.
Letter from Kamala Cornelius Printed in the June 1938 Alumnae Recorder
A letter from Kamala (Cornelius) Asirvantham, PCW `18 to Chatham University (then Pennsylvania College for Women) alumnae dated in March 1938 describing her life since leaving college. She describes her work as a teacher in Madras, her marriage to Dr. Eddy Asirvatham, and her work in Lucknow to provide education and activities for working adults and poor children.