December 31, 2011

December 30, 2011

1932: A group of Baha'i teachers at Louhelen Baha'i Summer School

A group of Baha'i teachers at Louhelen Baha'i Summer School, 1932. Left to right: Mr. Eggleston, Mrs. Eggleston, Miss Easterbrook, Mrs. Gift, Mr. Vail, Mrs. Kirkpatrick, Orcella Rexford, and Mrs. Greenleaf.

December 26, 2011

1930: Martha Root in Iran

From left to right: Dr. Habibullah who at the time this photo was taken was writing a book about the Baha'i history of Kirmanshah (to be published in both Persian and English), Mme. Habibullah, Miss Martha Root, international Baha'i speaker and journalist, Mrs. Behtari Dehgan from Shiraz, who travleed with Miss Root from Haifa to Tihran. (Star of the West, vol. 21, no. 4, July 1930)

December 21, 2011

1932: A Baha'i interracial dinner, Los Angles, California

A Baha'i interracial dinner at the Metropolitan Club, Los Angles, California, February 27, 1932, arranged and sponsored by the Los Angeles Spiritual Assembly.

December 15, 2011

December 14, 2011

1931: Some members of the United States-Canada National Spiritual Assembly and guests

Photographed about 1931 near "Evergreen Cabin", West Englewood, New Jersey: Some of the members of the National Spiritual Assembly of the United States and Canada with, from left to right, Mrs. J.O. Wilhelm (mother of Roy Wilhelm, who is the owner of "Evergreen Cabin" and its beautiful environs); Martha Root, international Baha'i teacher; and Bertha Herklotz, Secretary at "Evergreen Cabin".

December 9, 2011

A group of Baha'is at the time of Baha'u'llah

A group of Baha'is at the time of Baha'u'llah
Standing from left to right: Haji Mirza Haydar-'Ali, Jamal-i-Effendi, Mirza Abu'l-Qasim-i-Isfahani, Mishqin Qalam, Muhammad-Riday-i-Shirazi Qannad, Mirza Jafar. Seated from left to right: Mirza Mahmud-i-Kashani, Mirza Abu'l-Ra'uf, Mirza Muhsin Afnan, Mirza Hadi Afnan (the father of Shoghi Effendi), and Zaynu'l-Muqarrabin.

December 6, 2011

1931: Baha'i Amity Conference at Green Acre, USA

Some of the Baha'is and their friends attending the Amity Conference at Green Acre, Eliot, Maine in August 1931

December 1, 2011

1934: Twenty-sixth Annual Convention of the Baha'is of the United States and Canada

Twenty-sixth Annual Convention of the Baha'is of the United States and Canada, Wilmette, Illinois, May 1934

November 27, 2011

1933: Louhelen Baha'i Summer School

Some of the friends attending the Baha'i Summer School, Louhelen Ranch in Michigan, 1933

November 26, 2011

1933: Keith Ransom-Kehler with some Baha'is from Sari, Persia

Keith Ransom-Kehler and the Sari Spiritual Assembly members were received by a delegation of Baha'is from the village of Mafruzac who had encamped severla miles from their village, by the roadside, in order to greet her.

November 25, 2011

1929: Third Annual 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, Main.

November 13, 2011

circa 1929: Some Baha'is of West and East in Kirmanshah, Persia

Photographed, in Kirmanshah, Persia, circa 1929. Left to right: Muhammad Labib, who established the Children's Savings Bank named "Nonahallan Co.," which had branches in eight Persian cities. He was a noted, Esperantist and, a skilled, photographer; Dr. Susan I. Moody, distinguished, Doctor and famous Internationalist; Dr. Habibullah Moayid, known to many American, and German friends as "Khodabaksh;" and Miss Adelaide Sharp, the American director of the Tarbiat School for Girls in Tihran.

November 5, 2011

circa 1900: Haji Mirza Haydar-'Ali with young Shoghi Effendi

Haji Mirza Haydar-'Ali with the young Shoghi Effendi seated to his left. Satnding behind them are Mirza Mahmud-i-Zarqani (right) and Khusraw, the gardener of 'Abdu'l-Baha.

October 26, 2011

1925: Baha'is of Santa Paula, California, with Jinab-i-Fadil and his family

Baha'is of Santa Paula, California with Jinab-i-Fadil and his family, 1925. Jinab-i-Fadil is shown in the center with his wife and son directly in front of him.

October 24, 2011

Fifteen Baha'i students at American university of Beirut who went on pilgrimage in 1926

Fifteen of this group of Baha'i sudents at American University of Beirut made a pilgrimage to Haifa in 1926 during their vacation, visiting Mount Carmel and other sacred and historic sites. They also visited Shoghi Effendi, the Guardian of the Baha'i faith.

October 22, 2011

1926: Members of the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of the United States and Canada and guests

Members of the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of the United States and Canada and guests. From left to right, standing: Roy Wilhelm, Allen B. McDaniel, Horace Holey, Dr. Ali Kuli Khan, Mrs. Wilhelm, Siegfried Schopflocker. Seated: Hamedeh Khan, Florence Morton, Mrs. Collins and Mrs. Kehler.

October 21, 2011

Some local and visiting Baha'is in Haifa, 1926

Some local and visiting Baha'is in Haifa, 1926. From left to right: A Persian Baha'i who had lived in China for many years, Soheil Effendi, Jean Bolles from Montreal, a brother of Shoghi Effendi, a persian student at the American University at Beirut, Emogene Hoagg from San Francisco, another Persian student, Miza Mahmud who traveled with 'Abdu'l-Baha in America, and seated, Effie Baker from Melbourne, Australia.

October 20, 2011

A Baha'i character-building class in Baku, Russia, 1926


A Baha'i "character building" class in Baku, Russia, 1926. This very interesting picture shows a group of Baha'i children receiving instructions in the principles of character training.

August 14, 2011

circa 1932: Young Baha'is of Baghdad

Young Baha'is of Baghdad, circa 1932
Picture takes near the spot blessed by the declaration of Baha'u'llah's Mission in the garden of Ridvan. In the center is Miss Sarah Baghdadi, first and only Baha'i nurse in the hospital which was established upon this historic site. (The Baha'i World 1932-1934)

July 23, 2011

1934: Committee members appointed by the National Spiritual Assembly of Persia

Members of the various committees appointed by the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of Persia, 1934

July 17, 2011