India Independence Day
Program for India Independence Day Dinner held in New York on January 26, 1945, and hosted by the India League of America. The guest of honor the dinner was Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit; also in attendance was Sirdar J.J. Singh, Pearl Buck, Lin Yutang, Elsa Maxwell, Francis J. McConnell, and William Shirer.
"Peace After a Change of Heart"
A newspaper article written by June Hogan in regards to the Indian Ambassador to the U.S., Madame Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit’s stance on non-violence and defending India. The Ambassador stated in a press conference that if attacked, India would resort to force to defend itself, despite the country’s heritage of nonviolence.
"India's Enjoy Cites Danger in Asia"
Newspaper article from unknown writer and publisher on the arrival of and statements made by Indian Ambassador to the U.S., Madame Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit in San Francisco. Ambassador Pandit spoke about communism being a threat in Asia. The article also covered the events she attended with in California.
Letter from Godha Ram Channon to Mr. & Mrs. Kirpalani
Letter dated July 7, 1949 from Channon to Mr. & Mrs. Kirpalani inviting them to a dinner given by the Reception Committee of Northern California Indians in honor of Mrs. V.L. Pandit the Indian Ambassador to the U.S. The dinner was scheduled for July 22, 1949 at 6:30pm.
Notes from Reception Committee Meeting
Notes from a Reception Committee meeting held in Sacramento on Sunday, June 26, 1949. 12 committee members were present and discussed the dinner to be held in honor of Mrs. V.L. Pandit, Ambassador from India to U.S.