June 21, 2010

1919 -- Baha'i Class in Qazvin, Persia

Baha'i class of Mirza Muhammad Labib in Qazvin, Persia, February 28, 1919.
Those marked with 'x' are Esperanto students

June 20, 2010

1920 -- Boring commenced at the site of Mashriqu'l-Adhkar, Chicago

Baha'i friends and workmen on Mashriqu'l-Adhkar grounds when boring commenced on September 24, 1920. Louis Bourgeois is holding a drawing of the Temple.

June 19, 2010

1919 -- New York City

Delegates and friends attending Eleventh Annual Mashriqu'l-Adhkar convention and Baha'i Congress, New York city, 1919

June 12, 2010

1920 Germany -- Baha'is Celebrating Mashriqu'l-Adhkar Feast

Baha'is of Germany celebrating Mashriqu'l-Adhkar Feast at Esslingen, Wurttemburg, August 15, 1920

June 11, 2010

1919 -- A group of Baha'is assembled on Mt. Carmel

A group of Baha'is assembled on Mt. Carmel during summer of 1919. Shoghi Effendi is standing front row, fourth from the left.

June 6, 2010

The Hannen Family in Washington DC, circa 1912

Circa 1912 -- The family of Joseph and Pauline Hannen, Washington DC
Left to Right: Amelia Knobloch, Alma Knobloch, Carl A. Hannen, Pauline
Hannen, and Joseph Hannen

June 2, 2010

1913 - The first Japanese Baha'i in US

The first Japanese Baha'i, Kanichi Yamamoto, (standing), photographed in 1913, shortly after 'Abdu'l-Baha's departure from California. Seated, left to right: Hiroshi, Shinji, Masao, and Ima, Kanichi's first wife.