Chicago Baha'is celebrating Feast of the Center of the Covenant, 'Abdu'l-Baha, November 26, 1918
May 28, 2010
July 1915 - The first photograph of Baha'is of Japan with Martha Root and Agnes Alexander. Mr Fukuta, the first Japanese to accept the Faith in Japan, is seated front row, far left, next to Martha Root. Agnes Alexander is second from left in the back row
May 24, 2010
May 16, 2010
May 15, 2010
Esperanto Class in Tihran
1916--The person marked "4" is a Jew and the teacher of the Esperanto class. He was in Paris at the same time as 'Abdu'l-Baha. The person marked "1" is a prince, Mirza Bahman. In the center sits Dr. Susan Moody to the left, and Miss Elizabeth Stewart to the right.
May 14, 2010
Martha Root (left) and Julia Goldman (right), circa 1918
May 1915, Burma
Martha Root (standing, center), the first caucasian Baha'i woman to visit Burmese Baha'is. Siyyid Mustafa Rumi, the Baha'i teacher in Burma is standing to the left of Martha Root.
May 12, 2010
November 1902 -- Laying the foundation stone of the Baha'i Temple in Ishqabad, Russia Haji Mirza Muhammad-Taqi, a cousin of the Bab, is standing next to General Krupatkin in the first row.
May 11, 2010
May 8, 2010
Baha'i pioneers of Iran about 1891 in Tabriz.
Third row, sitting third from right is Mirza 'Ali-Muhammad Varqa, distinguished Baha'i Martyr. First row, second from left is his son Ruhu'llah, who was also martyred.
May 6, 2010
May 3, 2010
Circa 1868: Some Baha'is in Adrianople
Standing left to right: Aqa Muhammad-Quli-i-Isfahani, Mirza Nasru'llah-i-Tafsiri, Nabil-i-A'zam, Mirza Aqa Jan, Mishkin-Qalam, Mirza 'Aliy-i-Sayyah, Aqa Husayn-i-Ashchi and Aqa 'Abdu'l-Ghaffar-i-Isfahani. Sitting, left to right: Mirza Muhammad-Javad-i-Qazvini, Mirza Mihdi, 'Abdu'l-Baha, Mirza Muhammad-Quli (with, presumably, one of his children) and Siyyid Mihdiy-i-Dahihi. Sitting on the floor, left to right: Majdi'd-Din (son of Mirza Musa) and Mirza Muhammad-'Ali (half-brother of 'Abdu'l-Baha)
May 1, 2010
1903 -- Bahiyyih Khanum (the Greatest Holy Leaf), Munirih Khanum (wife of 'Abdu'l-Baha), and the daughters of 'Abdu'l-Baha
Women of the Holy Household with some western visitors
Standing left to right: unknown, unknown, unknown, Julia Culver, Emogene Hoagg, Maryam, unknown, Zaynat (wife of Dr. Zia Baghdadi), Mihranghiz, unknown. Seated: Suraya, Munirih Khanum (wife of 'Abdu'l-Baha), Bahiyyih Khanum (the Greatest Holy Leaf), and (the daughters of 'Abdu'l-Baha) Diya'iyyih Khanum, Tuba Khanum, and Ruha Khanum. Children seated on the carpet: Hasan, Zahra, Riyal, unknown, Parvin (daughter of Dr. Baghdadi), and Fu'ad.