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Documenting people, places, events and activities that contributed to the development and consolidation of the Baha’i Faith, globally.
8 July 2000 L – R. Amelia Knobloch, Alma Knobloch, Carl A. Hannen Pauline Hannen and Joseph Hannen. Knobolch & Hannen Story Amalie Knobloch, her husband and daughters, Fanny, Pauline, and Alma, moved to the United States in 1859 from Germany,...read more
Zilpha Mapp-Robinson Zylpha Mapp-Robinson (r) is with Quida Coley at the 1992 Baha'i World Congress held at the Jacob-Javits Convention Center in New York City. They are both longtime Baha'i international pioneers, Zylpha for more than nine years in Africa...read more
Baha'i Property, Isfahan, Iran This property has since been confiscated or destroyed Exterior of Baha'i Property, Isfahan, Iran (December 1970). Contribute your materials. Isfahan Isfahan, the capital and major city of Eṣfahān province, is located on the...read more
Universal House of Justice The supreme governing institution of the Bahá'í Faith is situated on Mount Carmel in Haifa, Israel. Amoz Gispon, member of the Universal House of Justice, served 1964-1982 Amoz Gipson had served as a member of the local Baha'i administrative...read more
Prince William Forest Park Dr. Stanwood Cobb Featured Speaker Life as a Bahá'í. After looking at Theosophy and Reform Judaism and other themes in religion. Cobb investigated the Bahá'í Faith after a series of articles in the Boston Transcript on the...read more
Bahá'í Faith in Vietnam The introduction of the Bahá'í Faith in Vietnam first occurred in the 1920s, not long after French Indochina was mentioned by `Abdu'l-Bahá as a potential destination for Bahá'í teachers. After a number of brief visits from...read more
Stanwood Cobb investigated the Bahá'í Faith after being attracted by articles in the Boston Transcript. In 1906 during his studies at Harvard Divinity he pursued his interest at Green Acre, meeting noted Baha’is Sarah Farmer and Thornton Chase, and later joined the...read more
Baha'i Cemetery Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia Sarawak River, City of Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. Photo-Terry Randolph, 2008. Sarawak Baha'i Community "The history of the Bahá’í Faith in Sarawak began in 1951. Today, the Sarawak Bahá’í community...read more
Future Mašriqu-l-‘Aḏkār A site destined for a future Mašriqu-l-‘Aḏkār (Bahá’í House of Worship) is located in the City of Muskegon, State of Michigan, the United States. Mašriqu-l-‘Aḏkār Mašriqu-l-‘Aḏkār is an Arabic phrase meaning “Dawning-place of the remembrances...read more
Mr. Abulqasim Afnan was a long-serving caretaker of the House of the Bab in Shiraz, Iran (Persia), and for a time his brother, Hassan Afnan, also performed this service. They are now deceased. Abulqasim Afnan Abulqasim Afnan. We first met when I arrived...read more
Poor Peoples Campaign Members from various Baha'i communities gather to participate in the Poor Peoples Campaign held in the Nations Capital 12 May - 24 June, 1968. 19 June 1968. Baha'is stand ready to participate in the Poor Peoples Campaign...read more
During the early 1900s, the Knoblochs and Hannens were instrumental in teaching the Baha'i Faith in Washington, DC. The Knobloch Family Memorial Service was held July 7, 2000 at Prospect Hills Cemetery in the Nations Capital to commemorate the family's service and...read more
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