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         The PROJECT

         1940s Daily Life

         1940s Guided Tours

         1940s Historic Events

         REFERENCE SECTION

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         SITEMAP & INDEX

         CONTACT

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THE PROJECT

 

         Introductions

         Sitemap & Index

         The Project

         Helping us

         Start-up Questionnaire

         Thank you

         Questions & Discussions

         Copyrights

         News of the Project

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DAILY LIFE in 1940s Calcutta

 

Arriving in Calcutta

Family Life

Food

Accommodation

Education

In the Office

In Industry

On the River

Military Life

Village Life

Shopping

Communications

Transport

Travel

Religion

Community Relations

Culture

Entertainment

Leisure

In the Park

Sport

Cricket

Football

At the Races

On Holiday

The Underworld

Health & Welfare

Death

Leaving Calcutta

Staying in Calcutta

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Guide to 1940s Calcutta

 

Tour No. 1 -Howrah Station to Park Street

Tour No. 2 :-Chowringhee to Ballygunge

Tour No. 3 :-Chowringhee to Sealdah

Tour No. 4 :-Esplanade to Kalighat

Southern Tour :-Chowringhee to Tollygunge

Northern Tour :-Bentinck Street to Paikpara

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Historic Events

 

Outbreak of War

The Passing of Rabindranath Tagore

The Arrest & Escape of Subhas Chandra Bose

Demonstrations and Agitation

Local Politics & Government

Muslim League in Government

Governors and Viceroys

The unstoppable Japanese Advance

When Calcutta was American

Bombs on Calcutta

Bengal Famine

The End of War

Politics before Independence

The Great Calcutta Killings

Independence

Partition

Congress Rule in West Bengal

The Communists on the Rise

The French and Chandernagore

Great Plans for the Future

Other Events

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REFERENCE SECTION

 

Publications

Writings on Calcutta

General Writings

General History of Calcutta

General History of Bengal

Aspects of 1940s History

Specific Communities

Biographies & Autobiographies

List & Directories

Guidebooks

Fiction

 

 

Sight & Sound

Drawings & Paintings

Old Postcards

Photography

Hensley Pictures

Calcutta on Film

The Sound of Calcutta

 

 

Unpublished Records

Political Issues

Military Issues

Trade & Economy

Transport & Communications

Legal Issues

Police and Public Order

Public Health & Welfare

Religious Issues

Cultural Issues

Scientific Issues

Family & Personal Records

News-Archives

Unpublished Pictures & Films

 

 

Organisations/Institutions

Museums

Libraries & Collections

Groups & Associations

 

 

Timeline

1939 - 1940

1941 - 1942

1943 - 1944

1945 - 1946

1947 - 1948

1949 - 1950

 

 

1940s Address Book

Education

Accommodation

Police

Health

Government, Military & Diplomacy

Business

Places of Worship

Culture

Leisure

 

 

1940s Street Atlas

Maps & Plans

Street Directory

Re-namings

 

 

Glossary & Lexicon

Words & Terms:

0-9, A B C D, E

F, G H, I, J K L

M N, O P, Q R

S T, U V, W

X, Y, Z

Currencies

Measurements

1940s Calendar

Statistics

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Contact:

 

Calcutta 1940s

info@calcutta1940s.org

www.calcutta1940s.org

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Last update on the:

28-April-2009

by Hauke Wiebe.

If there are any technical problems, factual inaccuracies or things you have to add, then please contact the group

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