Tribute to Mrs. Kala Bagai Chandra (Jhaiji)
Program for tribute held in Los Angeles for Kala Bagai Chandra, who passed away on October 4, 1983. The program includes photographs and details about Chandra, who was one of the first Indian women to migrate to the U.S.
"Mother India" Dies In L.A. at Age of 90
Obituary in India West Magazine for Kala Bagai Chandra, who died in Los Angeles at the age of 90 from a stroke. Chandra, the obituary details, was one of the first India women to immigrate to the U.S., having arrived in San Francisco in 1915. Her husband, Mahesh B. Chandra, was a member of the Gadar Party.
Funeral Program for Kala Bagai
Funeral program for Kala Bagai Chandra, known affectionately as Jhaiji, dated October 11, 1983. Speakers included representatives of Vedanta and the Arya Samaj. The document also contains handwritten marginalia.
Rani Bagai on "Kala Bagai Chandra and Mahesh Chandra"
Part of a video interview of Rani Bagai conducted on June 3, 2013. In this section, Rani Bagai describes her experiences with her grandmother Kala Bagai Chandra and provides information regarding her marriage to Mahesh Chandra. Rani describes how Mahesh Chandra was originally a close friend of Vaishno Das Bagai and his wife Kala in the U.S..
Photograph of Bagai and Chandra families
Photograph of Bagai and Chandra families. From far left to right: Ramesh Chandra, Mahesh Chandra, Vaishno Das Bagai and Kala Bagai. The woman holding the flowers next to Kala is Mahesh's sister, Prabha Chandra.