Interview with Shazia Siddiqi
Shazia Siddiqi was born in Texas and raised in California for most of her life. She is a first-generation American-born to parents who emigrated from Pakistan in the 1970’s. She is the eldest with one younger brother. Her whole family is hearing. Her parents found out she was deaf at 3 and half years old.
"Vietnam and the Truth"
In a letter to the editor published in the January 17, 1971 edition of The New York Times, Republican National Committee Publications Director John D. Lofton, Jr.
The Flag of India
Flyer explaining the symbology of the flag of India issued by the Embassy of India, Washington, D.C.
S.236 (January 10, 1945)
Text of S. 236, a bill introduced in the United States Senate by Senator William Langer (R-ND) to permit all people from India residing in the United States to be naturalized. Includes handwritten annotations, author unknown. This copy of the bill is part of the Senate Committee on Immigration's records regarding S.236.
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.
"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.