After Clara suggested that Hyde might proceed alone to save the expense of her ticket, they cabled ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, asking whether both should go. He replied, "Highly commendable," thus settling the matter. Some of the
Mona's bail was set initially at about $35,000. Mrs. Mahmudnizhad tried to get the Court to accept a mortgage on the small apartment that the family owned in Shiraz, but that was not accepted
Mullá ‘Alí set out according to the Bab’s special instructions. He went first to Bushehr, where he met with the Báb’s uncle Hájí Mírzá Siyyid Muhammad, who years later accepted both the Báb and
It was the first time in the history of the Baha'i Faith that an attack on one of its members had been dealt with justly.
Marion Holley HofmanBorn: May 17, 1910Death: December 5, 1995Place of Birth: Visalia, CaliforniaLocation of Death: London, Great Britain Burial Location: No cemetery details To few indeed is given the rare honor of advancing the Cause
He was a patient and tireless worker, always devoted to principle and showing a faith and courage worthy of the heroic age. His personal interests were seemingly forgotten in his devotion to the Faith.
He became a Baha'i in 1921 and in 1926 he acted as the literary adviser to Shoghi Effendi, reading through and editing all of the Guardian's major publications. At Shoghi Effendi's request he wrote
"‘Abdu’l-Bahá recognized Chase as "the first American believer," and Shoghi Effendi later described him as "indeed the first to embrace the Cause of Bahá’u’lláh in the Western world."
In 1958, she and her husband established a foundation to support projects in the developing world. She was also instrumental in providing early support for the New Era High School and the New Era
Austin was a pioneer in the civil rights movement, and in 1930 was the first African-American woman to graduate from the University of Cincinnati College of Law and the first African American woman to