India... and the San Francisco Conference
Program booklet titled "India… and the San Francisco Conference" from the D.C.-based National Committee for India's Freedom. The booklet contains essays by Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, Syud Hossain, Krishnalal Shridharani, Anup Singh, and Haridas Muzumdar.
Voice of India (May 1945)
The May 1945 issue of Voice of India (Vol. 1, No. 9), a monthly publication by the National Committee for India's Freedom, based in Washington D.C. The issue includes writing by Syud Hossain, Pearl Buck, Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, Haridas Muzumdar, Oswald Garrison Villard, John Haynes Holmes, Roger N. Baldwin, and Louis Bromfield. The cover features an image of Jawharlal Nehru and Abul Kalam Azad.
Voice of India (June 1945)
The June 1945 issue of Voice of India (Vol. 1, No. 10), a monthly publication by the National Committee for India's Freedom, based in Washington D.C. The issue includes writing by Krishnalal Shridharani, Karel Hujer, and H.W. Boulter. The cover story reports on Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit's visit to San Francisco, and the issue includes excerpts from her speech given on April 27, 1945.
Church Act to Keep Hindu Laborers Out
Clipping of a newspaper report entitled "Church Act to Keep Hindu Laborers Out." The article reports on a bill to exclude the Hindu laborers from the United States introduced by the Representative Church of California.
Hari Kondabolu's Notes for "Diamonds Exhibit" Joke
Hari Kondabolu's handwritten notes for his "Diamonds Exhibit" joke from 2003. The joke is described by Kondabolu as "the first [...] I wrote that I felt was truly in my voice and the direction I wanted to go in comedically."
The Anglo-Japanese Alliance and America
Booklet titled The Anglo-Japanese Alliance and America by Taraknath Das, published in Washington D.C. on November 1921. The booklet describes Das as the International Secretary of the Friends of Freedom for India and a former Fellow in Political Science and Economics at the University of Washington.
Interview with Madan Vasishta
Madan M. Vasishta was born in India and became deaf at the age of 11. He worked as a farmer for next 10 years and moved to Delhi in 1961 where he met deaf people and learned to sign. Vasishta taught photography in India and worked with the All India Federation of the Deaf before coming to Gallaudet in 1967.
Interview with Zara Husain
Zara Husain: My name is Zara Husain. I was born in Pakistan, grew up there, moved to USA as a teenager and lived 4 years. Did high school here, then went back to my home country, did university studies there, married and had lived in VA for 9 years with my husband. Now Iam residing in NY for school.
Interview with Karthik Sethuraman
Karthik Sethuraman was born in Madras, and moved to Oklahoma City at the age of 20. He has also lived in Las Crucs, NM and most recently, Los Angeles, CA. He grew up communicating in Tamil and English with family and friends in India. He learned American Sign Language after moving to Oklahoma City, when a pastor approached him and drove him to church to meet other deaf persons in the community.