Indian Students' Meeting to Protest Indira Gandhi's Subversion of Democracy in India (1975)
Flyer advertising meeting to "Protest Indira Gandhi's Subversion of Democracy" on five charges, including the imposition of emergency, suspension of constitutional rights, media censorship, arrest of political leaders and newspaper editors. Includes several quotes from an AP report in Chicago Sun-Times, describing the arrests and the motivations behind Gandhi's actions.
Political Crisis in India
A notice from the Chicago-based organization Indians For Political Freedom, which describes the group's formation and its demands. The notice urges Indians in the U.S. and Canada to "raise a voice a support of our compatriots whose constitutional rights have been denied."
Request for "Sheikh Mujib Way"
Request for the honorary street name "Sheikh Mujib Way" on Devon Avenue from N. Ravenswood Avenue to N. Damen Avenue, Chicago. The request was made by Sadruddin Noorani to the 50th Ward Aldermanic Office on July 24, 1997, and was to be introduced to City Council on July 29, 1997. Sheikh Mujib was the founder and a Prime Minister of Bangladesh.
City Council proclamation for "Sheikh Mujib Way"
Chicago City Council document that indicates that the ordinance to erect the honorary street-name sign of "Sheikh Mujib Way" for Devon Avenue (from Ravenswood to Damen) was passed. The document is signed by Bernard L. Stone, Alderman of the 50th ward.
Map of Sheikh Mujib Way
Work order with a map indicating the location in which honorary street-name sign of "Sheikh Mujib Way" is to be installed on Devon Avenue on October 28, 1997. Various other details are marked on the work order, including details of the installation.
Letter from Mayor Richard M. Daley re: Sheikh Mujib Way
A letter from Mayor Richard M. Daley dated October 28, 1997, extending greetings to the Bangladeshi community and all in attendance at the ceremony designating W. Devon Avenue (from Ravenswood to N. Damen) as Sheikh Mujib Way. A special note of congratulations is made to Mr. Sadruddin Noorani for organizing the dedication.