Baha’i

Joseph and Pauline Hannen

Joseph Hannen was a leading Washington Bahá’í and active teacher of the Faith who became a Bahá’í shortly after his wife, Pauline. They taught the Faith to African Americans in the United States. Among

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Nathan Ward Fitz-Gerald

He organized public talks at a downtown auditorium at 3rd and Taylor in Portland and met with individuals. About 60 postcards were sent to the Baha'is in Chicago expressing interest in the Faith as

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Phoebe Hearst

"I believe with all my heart that He is the Master, and my greatest blessing in this world is that I have been privileged to be in His presence.”

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B Amalie Knobloch

Mrs. Knobloch and her family consistently visited and hosted Americans of African descent, thus illustrating the quality of racial unity that is central to the Bahá’í teachings.

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Augusta Wexham

After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and their invasion of Malaysia, Augusta and her husband were taken prisoners in Singapore, separated, and sent to prisoner of war camps for the duration of the

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Richard Edward St. Barbe Baker

World-famous environmentalist, forester, and founder, in 1922, of Men of the Trees, the first global conservation movement; author of some thirty books and numerous articles; a committed Bahá’í who rendered service to the Bahá’í

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Reginald Rex Collins

There is much that might be said about this most remarkable man, but perhaps his most outstanding trait was his overwhelming love of life. He embraced life wholeheartedly and gloried in it unceasingly. This

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Harriet Gibbs Marshall

Marshall was the first of her race to graduate from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music as a piano major, and, after piano study in Europe, she concertized in the United States. She established a

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Dorothy Champ

Ms. Dorothy Champ became a Bahá’í in 1919 and went on to become a great teacher of the Faith. She had been a designer, singer, model and dancer. She was so inspired by the

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