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.
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
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
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
This honored man was successful in converting a multitude. For the sake of God he cast all caution aside, as he hastened along the ways of love.
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.
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."
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
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