Monthly Archives: May 2012

#101 – 100 Years Ago — Continuing brief notes of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s activity in the process of bringing these notes in harmony with dates of His actual travels. (29 April, 1912, 30 April, 1912,)

Chicago    29 April, 1912, Monday, Chicago:  ‘Abdu’l-Bahá arrived Monday evening by train from New York City, his nineteenth day in America. He stayed at the Plaza Hotel next to Lincoln Park (North of ‘the Loop’ near Lake Michigan. He said … Continue reading

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#100 – 100 Years Ago in Washington D.C.: Brief notes of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s activity from 23 April 1912, 24 April,

25 April, 26 April, 27 April  and 28 April when He leaves Washington, D.C. for His first visit to Chicago.  Please note:  As our messages about the activities of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá are ‘out of synch’ with His travels in real time, … Continue reading

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#99 – 100 Years Ago — ‘Abdu’l-Bahá in Washington D.C.’assaulted the customs of a city that was racially segregated.’ (Part 2 of 2.)

(Continuing) 23 April, 1912, Tuesday, Washington D.C.: Following the talk at Howard University ‘Abdu’l-Bahá and Dr. Fareed were taken to Mm. Khan’s for lunch; Mrs. Parsons also lunched with the party.  There were nineteen present besides ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, these being the names that … Continue reading

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#98 – 100 Years Ago – ‘Abdu’l-Bahá speaks at Howard University in Washington, D.C. Part 1 of 2.

23 April, 1912, Tuesday, Washington, D.C.: ‘Abdu’l-Bahá made a talk at Howard University, one of the foremost black universities. He was introduced by the President of the University  as “the prophet of peace and the herald of love and prosperity.”  “Well … Continue reading

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#97 – 100 Years Ago — Receptions are held for ‘Abdu’l-Bahá every afternoon at Agnes Parson’s home

22 April, 1912, Monday, Washington D.C.: NOTE: “In his account Joseph Hannen explains: “Receptions were held at the home of Mrs. Parsons every afternoon at about 5:00 o’clock, from Monday to Friday, inclusive. The large parlor, seating 150, was crowded each … Continue reading

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#96 – 100 Years Ago – In Washington D. C.’Abdu’l-Bahá gave a talk and visited the Library of Congress

21 April, 1912, Sunday, Washington D.C.: ‘Abdu’l-Bahá walked at eleven o’clock to Studio Hall on Connecticut Avenue where He gave an address.(see page 15 ) Agnes Parson’s Diary, ©1996, Kalimát Press, Los Angeles, 1996 At 4 o’clock, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá went with Dr. Fareed and Agnes … Continue reading

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