Search Chronology for entries about "Washington DC"
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|1909. July 23
||Louis George Gregory joins the Bahá'í Faith after investigating since 1907. [Wikipedia]
||Washington DC; United States
||Louis George Gregory; Hand of the Cause
|1910 8 Jan
||The Persian-American Educational Society is inaugurated in Washington DC. [BFA2:XVII; 355–8]
- Its primary purpose is to assist the Tarbíyat School in Iran. [BFA2:357]
|Washington DC.; Iran
||Persian-American Educational Society; Tarbiyat School
|1912 20 Apr
||`Abdu'l-Bahá arrives in Washington DC from New York by train. He is accompanied by Dr Getsinger, Dr Fareed, Mírzá Valiyu'lláh Nakhjavání and Mahmúd-i-Zarqání. [239D:37–8; AB178; SBR78, APD9]
- Talk at Orient-Occident-Unity Conference,
Public Library Hall, Washington, D.C.
|Washington DC; New York;
||`Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
|1912 8 May
||`Abdu'l-Bahá takes a morning train from Pittsburgh, arriving in Washington DC that night for His second visit to that city. [239D:64; AB189; SBR81]
He and His entourage moves into the apartment of William P. Ripley who have vacated it for this purpose. [APD59-60]
|Pittsburgh; Washington DC
||Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
|1912 10 May
||`Abdu'l-Bahá's sits for sketches by Mr Theadore Spicer-Simon. See Medallions for pictures of his work.
In the morning Agnes Parsons takes 'Abdu'l-Bahá to the Capitol then to the Washington Monument where they take the elevator to the top.
He speaks to a small group in the Parsons' home in the afternoon and at the Studio Hall in the evening. [APD63-66]
In The Diary of Juliet Thompson p285 it is reported that 'Abdu'l-Bahá had been horrified by the prejudice He observed against Black people in Washington.
|Washington DC; United States
||Travels of Abdul-Baba; Capitol; Washington Monument; Studio Hall; Agnes Parsons; Portraits; Racism
|1912 6 Nov
||`Abdu'l-Bahá arrives in Washington DC. [239D:179]
Talk at Universalist Church,
Thirteenth and L Streets, NW, Washington, D.C. [PUP390]
||`Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Universalist Church
|1915 16 Jun
||Miss Margaret Green of Washington DC arrives in Alaska, the first known resident Bahá'í.
||Washington DC; Alaska
|1921 19-21 May
||The first Race Amity Conference is held in Washington DC. [BW2:281]
- Mabry and Sadie Oglesby and their daughter Bertha from Boston as well as Agnes Parsons and Louis Gregory were involved. [SETPE1p141-145
- For details of the conference see BW2:281-2.
||Race Amity Conference