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Rani Bagai on "Vaishno Das Bagai"



DESCRIPTION
Part of a video interview of Rani Bagai conducted on June 3, 2013. In this section, Bagai discusses her grandparents Vaishno Das Bagai and Kala Bagai (later Kala Bagai Chandra), their marriage, children, and life in San Francisco after arriving in 1915. Rani Bagai explains that together the couple had three sons, the youngest of whom was her father. Bagai also discusses at length Vaishno Das Bagai's life in the United States, from his businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area to his involvement with the Gadar Party, and his eventual suicide in 1928.

THEMES
Early Immigration

ADDITIONAL METADATA
Date: June 3, 2013
Subject(s): Rani Bagai, Vaishno Das Bagai
Type: Oral History
Language: English
Creator: Emily McNish
Contributor: Ben Maizell
Location: Los Angeles, CA

PROVENANCE
Donor: Emily McNish
Item History: 2013-08-21 (created); 2013-09-26 (modified)

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