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Rani Bagai on "The Collection and SAADA"

Part of a video interview of Rani Bagai conducted on June 3, 2013. In this section, Rani Bagai explains the origins of the collection that was digitized for SAADA. Rani is the granddaughter of Kala Bagai, who arrived in the U.S. in 1918 with her husband Vaishno Das Bagai and three sons, Brij, Madan, and Ram (Rani's father). After Vaishno Das Bagai's death in 1928, Kala remarried Mahesh Chandra ("Lalaji"). The collection is largely the result of the work of Mahesh Chandra, who kept materials from the family, as well as the broader Indian diasporic and political community in the U.S., throughout his lifetime.

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

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

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