Have we a dusky peril?

   

SASI number: 

2016.008.001 

Title: 

Have we a dusky peril? 

Date: 

16 Sep. 1906. 

Description: 

1 newspaper clipping with the headline, "HAVE WE A DUSKY PERIL? / HINDU HORDES INVADING THE STATE." The article has a sub headline that reads, "BELLINGHAM workmen are becoming excited over the arrival of East Indians in numbers across / the Canadian border, and fear that the dusky Asiatics with their turbans will prove a worse / menace to the working classes than the 'Yellow Peril' that has so long threatened the Pacific Coast." The article is lengthy and includes multiple portrait drawings of men with long beards wearing turbans. The top of the newspaper clipping has text that reads, "THE SUNDAY PUGET SOUND AMERICAN, BELLINGHAM. WASH., SEPTEMBER 16, 1906." 

Creator/Source: 

Puget Sound American newspaper. 

General Material Designation: 

Textual record. 

Dimensions: 

1 newspaper clipping ; 180 ppi. 

Repository: 

South Asian American Digital Archive. 

Identifier number: 

2011-12-15 

URL: 

https://www.saada.org/item/20111215-549 

Rights: 

This digital object may not be sold or redistributed, copied or distributed as a photograph, electronic file, or any other media without express written consent from the copyright holder and the South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA) . 

Subjects: 

Border Region, Canadian-American. 

Border Security-United States. 

Border workers. 

Xenophobia-United States. 

Working class-Social conditions-Periodicals.
Working class-Political activity-United States-Periodicals 

Working class-United States-Attitudes.
United States-Washington (State).