"Indian Leader Urges U.S. Aid, Understanding"
Newspaper clipping of an article titled "Indian Leader Urges U.S. Aid, Understanding: Top Congress Party Official Visiting S.F. Says Two Nations Have Much In Common." The article quotes Harekrushna Mahatab, Secretary General of the Congress Party, emphasizing the need for better American understanding of India.
"India Official Stresses Need for U.S. Aid"
Newspaper clipping of an article titled "India Official Stresses Need for U.S. Aid." The article quotes Mulk Raj Ahuja, Consul General of India, who gave a talk at a luncheon meeting of the Channel City Club in El Paseo. Ahuja argued that without U.S.
"Drought Relief Appeal"
Email dated April 28, 2000 by Maharaj K. Kaul urging coworkers at General Electric to donate to the California-based India Relief and Education Fund (IREF) to help provide drought relief for the worst drought in India for over 100 years.
India Relief and Education Fund Appeal
Appeal dated August 1, 1998 urging members to donate to help provide relief for the worst cyclone to hit Gujarat in over 25 years. The cyclone killed 1,100 people and injured over 2,000. At the time of writing, 1,700 people were missing. About 2,000 of the dead and missing were migrant workers employed in the salt mining industry living in shanty towns near the port city of Kandla.
India Development & Relief Fund Flyer
Informational brochure distributed by the India Development & Relief Fund detailing ongoing projects as well as the organization’s mission and history.
"Devastating Flood In Bangladesh" Flyer
This flyer, titled “Devastating Flood in Bangladesh,” distributed by the San Francisco Bay Area Bangladesh Association (BABA), details the effects of flooding in Bangladesh in an appeal for donations.
Private Benefit for India Famine Relief & Misc. Documents
Program for a private benefit for famine relief in India, organized by the American Friends Service Committee. Speeches and performances by Gertrude Nasri, Eric Johnson, Ram Bagai, P.K. Bhattacharya, K. Ray, Millard Sheets, Bhupesh Guha and Sushila Janadas.
An appeal letter from the Association for the Promotion of Education of the People of India. The officers of the organization were all based at the University of Washington.
Famine Is Like This
Reprint of the essay "Famine Is Like This" by John Frederick Muehl first published in Asian and the Americas (January 1946). The essay was distributed by the India League of America.