April 29, 2010

1916 - Some Baha'is in Japan with Miss Alexander

Miss Alexander (upper row) and Dr. Augur (lower row) of Honolulu, with a group of Japanese Baha'is in Japan

April 28, 2010

Some Baha'is in Akka 1909; Ridvan Feast in Oakland, California, 1915

A group of Baha'i men, Akka, circa 1909


Ridvan Feast Oakland, California 1915

Ridvan Feast Oakland, California 1915

April 27, 2010

Group of Baha'is in Manchester, England with Shoghi Effendi -- October 1921

Group of Baha'is in Manchester, October 1921. Top row standing, left to right: Albert Joseph, John Craven, Jim Birch, and H. Jarvis. Second row standing, left to right: Rebecca Hall, Lucy Hall, Mrs Heald, Mrs Chessell, Jeff Joseph, Oliver Jarvis, Mrs Hofere, and Mrs Birch. Sitting, left to right: Nora Crossley, James Chessell with Helen Chessell, Shoghi Effendi, E.T. Hall, Z. Azgarzadeh, Mr Heald, Norman Craven, Mrs Craven. Front sitting, left to right: Harold Taylor, Edward R. Hall, Ronald Craven, and Mabel Chessell

April 17, 2010

Some Western Baha'i Women Assist Baha'is in Iran, circa 1912

Miss Lillian Kapps with boys in a class that she was teaching at the Tarbiyat School in Tihran, Iran, circa 1912

Dr Susan Moody in Tihran, Iran, with two young children, circa 1912

Left to right: Miss Lillian Kappes, Dr. Sarah Clock, and Dr. Susan Moody, with a woman named Tahirih Khanum in Tihran, Iran, circa 1912

April 10, 2010

1909-1911: Some Western Baha'i Women in Iran; a Group of Active Chicago Baha'i Women

An informal gathering of some eastern and western Baha'is in Tehran, 1911.
Left to right: Lillian Kappers, Muhibbih Sultan, his wife Muchul Khanum, Dr Susan Moody, Dr. Sarah Clock, and Elizabeth Stewart


Dr Susan Moody and a group of Persian Baha'i Women in Tehran, 1910.
This was apparently one of the first gatherings of Iranian Baha'i women where women appeared unveiled.

A group of active Chicago Baha'i women, 1909
Left to right: Shahnaz Waite, Christine Loeding, Luella Kirchner, Laura Jones, Ida Brush, and Jean Masson

April 4, 2010

Boys and Girls Schools at Ishqabad, Russia -- early 1920's

The Boys' School at Ishqabad, Russia -- early 1920's


The Girls' School at Ishqabad, Russia -- early 1920's