Har Dayal, "India in America" (1911)
Article from the July 1911 issue of Calcutta-based Modern Review written by Har Dayal, one of the founders of the Gadar Party. Dayal describes the lives of Indians in the United States, with an emphasis on four classes of persons: "the Sikhs, the Swamis and the Students, with the Spies as an abnormal gang." The article is signed off "Berkeley, (Cal.), U.S.A., April 28, 1911."
Sudhindra Bose, "Life in the Southern States of America" (1911)
In this editorial from the August 1911 issue of Calcutta-based Modern Review, Bose writes about his travels and impressions of the American South. Bose describes in some detail the "racial problem" in the United States, and draws comparison between the treatment of African Americans and the experience of Indian students in the U.K. and U.S.
Sudhindra Bose, "Travelling through the country in America" (1911)
Article from March 1911 issue of Modern Review, in which Bose describes his experience traveling by train through the U.S. in an effort to "see the American country life at close range." The conversations recorded range from descriptions of a lynching of an African American to the questions posed by passengers to Bose regarding India.
J.T. Sunderland, "Principal Heramba Chandra Maitra in America" (1911)
An article by J.T. Sunderland in the February 1911 issue of Modern Review, which traces Brahmo Samajist Heramba Chandra Maitra's visit to the United States. Sunderland discusses the negative perception of India from Americans, and discusses how the work of Maitra, and other Indian religious figures from Protab Chandra Mazoomdar onward, have helped counter those views.
Saint Nihal Singh, "Dry" America: An Object-Lesson to India
Published in Madras in 1921, St. Nihal Singh's "Dry" America: An Object-Lesson to India is a study of prohibition in the United States. Singh writes in favor of prohibition, claiming that such policies would mean "greater individual and national efficiency" for India. Much of the study, however, tracks the infractions that came out of prohibition.
Saint Nihal Sing, "Opportunity in India and America" (March 1908)
An article by Saint Nihal Singh (misspelled as "Sing") in the March 1908 Hindustan Review on the industrial character of Americans. Singh writes that Americans are essentially an "industrial and commercial people," and that the laboring class earns a certain amount of social privilege in the U.S.
Sudhindra Bose, "An Indian Educational Commission to America" (1919)
In this article from the September 1919 issue of The Hindustan Review, Sudhindra Bose describes the U.S. education system and its potential lessons for the education system in India, which he describes as "frozen" and "unsatisfactory." Bose proposes an Indian commission to be sent to the U.S., citing similar precedents from Japan and England.
A Brief Account of a Voyage to England and America A Brief Account of a Voyage to England and America by Ishuree Dass was published in 1851 by the Presbyterian Mission Press in Allahabad. As described in the preface, Dass was from Futtehguhr in the Upper Provinces, and was raised under the care of the missionary H.R. Wilson after losing his parents in early childhood. Dass traveled to England and the U.S.