Bicentennial issue of Indian-American Week, April 24-May 1, 1976, assembled by The Association of Indians in America, Inc. The issue highlights a special event organized by The Association of Indians in America, Inc. and the Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania commemorating the life of Dr.
"Watumull's Might" in Indian Home magazine
Insert titled "Watumull's Might" from Indian Home magazine with several photographs pertaining to the Watumull clothing business and the Watumull family. Includes photographs of the Watumull family presence in Los Angeles as well as Hawaii.
"Baba is 100!" (1985)
A novelty newspaper titled The Indian Gazette printed to celebrate the 100th birthday of Watumull Brothers, Ltd. founder Jhamanadas Watumull. Dated February 15, 1985, the "gazette" includes a short article with quote from the director of the Honolulu Academy of Arts, one of the beneficiaries of the Watumull foundation, a biography of Jhamandas Watumull, as well as a detailed family tree.
Watumull's 100 Years (1914-2014)
The son of a brick contractor in Hyderabad, Sindh, Jhamandas Watumull first migrated to Manila, Philippines after an accident left his father significantly debilitated. Jhamandas stayed with an older brother and worked in Manila's textile mills, before starting a retail business that specialized in imports from the Orient.
Cover of Heritage Issue 1
One of Rakumari Singh's chidren, Gora Singh, who was trained in Indian classical dance in India, produced an event in Guyana in 1973 to commemorate the 135th anniversary of Indians landing in the colony. The program also doubled as the first issue of Heritage, a literary pamphlet/newsletter put out by the Messenger Group artistic collective.
Cover of Heritage Issue 2
The second issue of Heritage, containing new writing by Mahadai Das, Henry Muttoo, Janet Naidu and others, appeared in September 1973, six months after the first issue. This is a rare and historically significant publication.
Pages from Heritage Issue 2
These pages from the second issue of Heritage contain a pen drawing and a polemic about the 1948 massacre of sugar cane workers at the Enmore Plantation in Guyana, which fanned the embers of the movement for independence in Guyana. The pages also contain an add for the third issue of the newsletter.