December 27, 2013

1939: Baha'i Youth Gathering, Evanston, Illinois, USA

Baha'i youth attending the seventh annual Baha'i Youth luncheon held in conjunction with the Baha'i convention, Evanston, Illinois, USA, 1939

December 10, 2013

circa early 1900s: A group of early believers in Haifa

This photograph is believed to have been taken by a professional photographer who accompanied Dr. Getsinger. The original appears to have been manually color-brushed.

November 27, 2013

November 17, 2013

1938: Mid-West Regional Baha'i Youth conference, Wilmette, Illinois, USA

The Mid-West Regional Baha'i Youth conference held January 8th and 9th, 1938, at Wilmette, Illinois, USA

October 16, 2013

1907: Thornton Chase and Carl Scheffler, two visiting American Baha'is in Haifa

Thornton Chase (right) visiting a house in Haifa with (left to right) Mirza Asadu'llah, Mirza Mohsin, and Carl Scheffler, 1907.

October 1, 2013

September 20, 2013

September 8, 2013

September 2, 2013

1939: Annual gathering of some American Baha'is at the commemoration service for Thornton Chase

Annual gathering of Baha'is at the commemoration service for Thornton Chase, the first believer of America. Inglewood, California, September 30th, 1939.

August 24, 2013

August 17, 2013

1939: Baha'i Children's Class at Yerrinbool Baha'i Summer School, Australia

The "Rose Garden" children's class held during the 1939 session of the Baha'i Summer School at "Bolton Place," Yerrinbool, New Soth Wales, Australia

August 10, 2013

June 30, 2013

1939: Spiritual Assembly of St. Lambert, Quebec, Canada

Members of the newly formed Spiritual Assembly of St. Lambert, Quebec, Canada, 1939 

June 20, 2013

1939: Annual Convention of the Baha'is of the British Isles, London, England

Some of the Baha'is attending the annual convention of the Baha'is of the British Isles, London, 1939

June 10, 2013

June 1, 2013

1939: Yerrinbool Baha'i Summer School, Australia

Attendants and friends at the Baha'i Summer School of Australia held at Yerrinbool, S. W. Australia, in January 1939

May 11, 2013

1939: A group of early South American Baha'is

A group of early South American Baha'is
Seated (left to right): Mrs. Caswell and Mrs. Oliver from Panama. Standing (left to right): Mr. Wantok, first Panamanian to accept the Faith. Mr. Eichenauer, from San Salvador, and Mr. Kaszab, from Nicaragua (The Baha'i World 1938-1940)

May 5, 2013

1938: 10th Annual Convention of the Baha'is of India and Burma

The tenth annual convention of the Baha'is of India and Burma held in Karachi, 1938. Travelling teacher Martha Root is seated in the center.

April 28, 2013

1939: Inter-Assembly Teaching Conference in Los Angeles

Inter-Assembly Teaching Conference
Held in Los Angeles, California, February 26th, 1939, at the time of the visit of the National Spiritual Assembly (The Baha'i World 1938-1940)

April 11, 2013

circa 1921: The Greatest Holy Leaf, Lady Blomfield, and two of 'Abdu'l-Baha's daughters

The Greatest Holy Leaf, Lady Blomfield, and two of 'Abdu'l-Baha's daughters, circa 1921, shortly after the passing of 'Abdu'l-Baha

March 25, 2013

February 27, 2013

circa 1939: Baha'is in India bidding farewell to Martha Root

Some of the Baha'is of Bombay, India gathered to bid farewell to their indefatigable fellow-worker, Martha Root on the occasion of her departure to Australia and New Zealand, circa 1939. Martha Root is sitting in the center of second row holding a bouque of flowers.

February 20, 2013

1939: Community Picnic at the Baha'i Summer School of Australia and New Zealand

The Baha'i Summer School of Australia and New Zealand. Community Picnic held during the 1939 sessions at "Bolton Place", Yerrinbool, New South Wales

February 10, 2013

January 8, 2013

1938: The Baha'i Youth Committee of Bombay, India, with Martha Root

The Baha'i Youth Committee of Bombay, India, taken with Martha Root on the occasion of her tour of India and Burma during 1938