Monthly Archives: July 2021

Haji Mahmud Qassabchi

Not long after Shoghi Effendi assumed his stewardship as Guardian, it was possible for him, through the munificent assistance of a dedicated 'Iraqi Baha'i, Haji Mahmud Qassabchi, to carry out the arduous task, already

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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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Barbara Senn Hilty Ehrsam

Barbara tried to manage her 320 acre farm with the assistance of her younger brother Michael, but realized, after a year, that the effort was too great. Her sister Elsbeth Hoffman encouraged her and

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Melba Whetung Loft and Jim Loft

The move home was a change of worlds from luxury and convenience to sacrifice and dedication. The first few years were very very difficult, they had to carry water, chop wood ... there

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Louis George Gregory

Gregory was instrumental in arranging for two major speaking engagements for ‘Abdu’l-Bahá in Washington DC to an audience of more than a thousand in Rankin Chapel at Howard University, and that evening to a

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