March 27, 2010

6th annual convention; Some eastern believers; Some American and Persian believers visiting German Baha'is

Delegates and friends attending Sixth Annual Convention of Baha'i Temple Unity gathered on the site of the first Mashriqu'l-Adhkar to be erected in America -- 1914

Some eastern believers during the ministry of 'Abdu'l-Baha. Miza Asadu'llah Qumi is center in the front row.


Some American and Persian believers visiting German Baha'is
Charles Mason Remey is the third from the left

March 18, 2010

1908-09: Delegates to first American national convention; Some American Baha'is gathered at Corinne True's house

Delegates to the first American nationwide Baha'i convention 20-23 Mrach 1909 which established the Baha'i Temple Unity for construction of the Mashriqu'l-Adhkar. Corinne True stands center in the back row between the pillars with Thornton Chase just below to her right


1908 Some Baha'is gathered in the backyard of Corinne True's house
Corinne True is 4th from the left; Thornton Chase is the first on the right

March 14, 2010

Some of Baha'u'llah's Companions

Some Baha'is in exile during Baha'u'llah's Ministry in Ardianople
Seated left to right: Mirza Diya'u'llah (?), Mirza Muhammad-Quli (a faithful half brother of Baha'u'llah, with his son?), Mirza Muhammad-'Ali ('Abdu'l-Baha's half brother), and Aqay-i-Kalim (Mirza Musa, Baha'u'llah's faithful brother). Baha'u'llah's amanuensis, Mirza Aqa Jan is shown standing behind Mirza Muhammad-Ali

March 13, 2010

Some Baha'is of Tihran during the Ministry of 'Abdu'l-Baha; Lua Getsinger with Mariam Haney

Lua Getsinger (seated) with Mariam Haney and two Eastern Baha'is

Some Baha'is of Tihran during the Ministry of 'Abdu'l-Baha
(1) Mirza Muhammad Na'im; (2) Mirza 'Ali-Akbar-i-Muhibbu's-Sultan; (3) Dr Yunis Khan-i-Afrukhtih; (4) Mirza Mahmud-i-Furughi; (5) Hand of the Cause Ibn-i-Abhar; (6) Siyyid Mihdiy-i-Gulpaygani; (7) Hand of the Cause Haji Akhund; (8) Mirza Mahmud-i-Nayyir; (9) Siyyid Isma'il Sina

March 6, 2010

Mirza Abu'l-Fadl and Ali Kuli Khan; Edward and Lua Getsinger



Mirza Abu'l-Fadl, left, with Ali Kuli Khan

Edward and Lua Getsinger during earlier years of their marriage

March 3, 2010

1909 - The Chicago Baha'i Temple Committee

August 1, 1909 - The committee of fifteen reviewing architects' plans for the Mashriqu'l-Adhkar. Standing left to right: Mr. Windust, Mr. Remey, Mrs. True, Mr. Lesch. Mrs. Brush, Mr. Hall, Mr. Brush, Mr. Chase, Mr. Jacobsen, Mr. Currier. Seated, let to right: Mr. Scheffler, Mr. struven, Mr. Agnew, Mr. Woodworth, Mr. Fuller.