She often said something to this effect: Nothing worth knowing is attained without labor, tremendous effort, and undivided attention. She always felt sure that she was to go forth to service and that her
Ella Frances Goodall was of an influential, well-known California family. She and her mother, Helen Goodall, were among the first Baha’is of California. They learned of the Faith from Miss Ann Apperson, a niece
Hugh Carswell Adamson moved to Canada where he obtained a few masters degrees, one in business administration and the other in history and philosophy of comparative religion. His thesis titled ‘The Concept of Revelation
In Persia his elder brother came into contact with the Bahá’ís and accepted the Faith, but Músá Banání had no interest in his brother’s spiritual concerns. In 1911 he was living as a merchant
Dr. Ahdieh has had a distinguished career in education in New York. His proudest achievement was his contribution in establishing the Harlem Preparatory School -a world renowned charter high school for disadvantaged students as
She taught at both the Tarbiyat Boys and Girls schools shortly after arriving, and became the Director of the Girls School. In 1912, the year after Lillian's arrival, a famine affected the province of
Ultimately he became the intermediary through whom Tablets could be sent away and mail from the believers could come in.
She was one of the women who were tortured and was twice given severe beatings of as many as 200 lashes.
When Shoghi Effendi went to England to perfect his studies of English at Balliol College, Oxford, he became very close to Lady Blomfield to the extent that she accompanied him to Haifa in December
Elizabeth and her daughter Jane Alice, later known as Carole Lombard Gable were very close and shortly after moving to Los Angeles she became a Bahá'í and had a strong influence on Carole who