February 28, 2011

1923: British Baha'is in Clapham with travel teacher Avarih

A group of British Baha'is at a unity meeting at Miss Herrick's in Clapham, Britain, 1923. Travel teacher Avarih is in the center of the group just behind the children.

February 21, 2011

September 24, 1920: Turning the earth prior to boring at the site of Chicago Baha'i Temple

Dr. Zia Baghdadi turns the earth on September 24, 1920, prior to the beginning of the borings to locate bedrock at the site of Chicago Baha'i Temple. Corinne True is standing close to Dr. Baghdadi, on his left hand side, with the book at her feet.

February 20, 2011

1915: Some early Baha'is in America

Horace Holley, Bijou Straun, Louise Bosch, John Bosch, and Roy Wilhelm, 1915.

February 19, 2011

May 1931: Twenty-third Annual Convention of the Baha'is of the United States and Canada

Delegates and friends at the Twenty-third Annual Convention of the Baha'is of the United States and Canada, held in the Foundation Hall of the Baha'i Temple at Wilmette, Ill, May 1-3, 1931. Group photographed on steps leading to one of the main entrances of the Temple then in course of construction.

February 16, 2011

March 21, 1931: Baha'is and their friends, Tokyo, Japan

Baha'is and their friends, Tokyo, Japan, March 21, 1931. Seated in the center is Dr. R. Masujima, in whose garden the gathering was held; at his right is Agnes Alexander.

February 6, 2011

1929: Baha'is of Shiraz celebrating the twelveth day of Ridvan with Martha Root

Baha'is of Shiraz, Persia, celebrating the twelveth day of Ridvan in a garden with Martha Root as the honored guest, 1929.

February 5, 2011

1930: Baha'is attending Summer Camp at Geyserville, California, USA

Baha'is attending Summer Camp at Geyserville, California, on the estate of John D. Bosch, 1930.

February 4, 2011

circa 1930: Baha'is and friends at Orakei, Auckland, New Zealand

Baha'is and friends at Orakei, Auckland, New Zealand. Keith Ransom-Kehler, international Baha'i teacher, in center. On her left is Mrs. Witiker, a Maori, in native attire.