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Bahá'í Chronicles

We simply want to provide direct access to the heroes and heroines who have recognized and served the Bahá’í Faith and mankind. Our hope in sharing these stories is to offer enlightenment, respect and a wholehearted appreciation for the Gift.

Olive Jackson J Stories

Olive Jackson

Olive Jackson’s membership marked the beginning of black women’s participation in a then uncommon religious movement. She was a dressmaker and the first North American Baha'i woman of African-American decent.

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Mírzá Mihdíy-i-Káshání K

Mírzá Mihdíy-i-Káshání

He was singled out from his fellows, head and shoulders above the rest. When still a child, he learned of the Lord’s Advent, caught fire with love, and became one of those who “gave

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Beulah Storrs Lewis L S Stories

Beulah Storrs Lewis

When on a visit to New York City, Mrs. Lewis devoted her time to spreading the teachings of Bahá’u’lláh. After a lecture, one of the members of the audience who came to speak to

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Siegfried Schopflocher S

Siegfried Schopflocher

Eager to assist Shoghi Effendi, Schopflocher helped to subsidize publication of The Bahá’í World, a series of reference volumes on the Bahá’í Faith and its international activities that were prepared under Shoghi Effendi’s supervision

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His Eminence Kalím (Mírzá Músá) K M Stories

His Eminence Kalím (Mírzá Músá)

He wished neither rank nor office, and had no worldly aims at all. His one supreme desire was to serve Bahá’u’lláh, and for this reason he was never separated from his Brother’s presence.

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Akhtar Sabit S Stories

Akhtar Sabit

When she was asked about her sentence, she said, "Never mind, I am not worried. Whatever happens, I am content with the Will of God."

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Olivia Kelsey K Stories

Olivia Kelsey

In May 1944, Mrs. Kelsey participated in the centenary celebration of the Declaration of the Bab, held at the Baha'i House of Worship in Wilmette, Illinois. At the invitation of a friend, she moved

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Paul Haney H Stories

Paul Haney

His first job was in a government office in Washington D.C., while he attended night school. He became a member of the first National Youth Committee in the United States. Later, he attended

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