November 25, 2010

June 1931: Six members of the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of the United States and Canada with some friends

June 1931, West Englewood, New Jersey, Evergreen Cabin: Six members of the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of the United States and Canada with some friends. Clockwise: from bottom center: Roy Wilhelm, Mrs. J.O.Wilhelm, Martha Root, Bertha Herklotz, Alfred Hunt, Siegfried Schopflocher, Carl Scheffer, Louis Gregory, and Horace Holley

November 24, 2010

1924: Martha Root in Auckland, with first Baha'i from New Zealand

Martha Root (on the right) with Margaret Stevenson, the first Baha'i in New Zealand, in Auckland, 1924

November 23, 2010

April 1928: Twentieth Annual Convention of the Baha'is of the United States and Canada

Delegates and friends attending the Twentieth Annual Convention of the Baha'is of the United States and Canada -- assembled in the Foundation Hall of the Mashriqu'l-Adhkar at Wilmette, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, April 26-30, 1928

November 20, 2010

1926 -- Howard MacNutt, a disciple of 'Abdu'l-Baha

Howard MacNutt of Brooklyn, N.Y., a disciple of 'Abdu'l-Baha and a prominent Baha'i teacher, who died at Miami, Florida, December 26, 1926. This, his favorite picture, was taken in California. He stands at the grave, in Los Angeles cemetery, of Thornton Chase, another disciple of 'Abdu'l-Baha, who was designated by 'Abdu'l-Baha as "the first American believer."

November 17, 2010

1925: A group of pilgrims in Haifa

A group of pilgrims in Haifa, spring 1925. Martha Root is second from right in the front row. This was Martha Roots' first pilgrimage to the World Center of the Baha'i Faith.

November 14, 2010

1929: Third Annual Baha'i Amity Conference at Green Acre

A group of Baha'is and their friends in attendance at the Third Annual Amity Conference, August 1929, at Green Acre, Eliot, Maine

November 2, 2010

A group of Western pilgrims in Haifa, November 1919

A group of Western pilgrims in Haifa eating fruit from 'Abdu'l-Baha's garden, November 1919. Left to right: George Latimer, Arthur Hathaway, Ruth Randall, Harry Randall, Dr. Esslemont, and Bahiyyih Randall