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|1895. 23 Jun
||Birth of Leonora Stirling Armstrong, pioneer American Bahá'í, regarded as the Mother of South America, in upstate New York.
||New York; United States
||Leonora Holsapple Armstrong; Mother of South America
|1919 c. 4 Aug
||Martha Root sets foot in South America for the first time, at Para (Belém), Brazil. [MR93; MRHK44]
- See MR93-100 and MRHK44-59 for her teaching work in Brazil.
|South America; Para (Belé m); Brazil
|1945 20 Oct
||Emeric and Rosemary Sala of St. Lambert, Quebec depart on a four month tour of Central and South America. They will visit 19 republics and Mr Sala will give seventy-nine talks. They will visit many pioneers and will pay homage at the grave of May Maxwell at Quilmes, about one hour from Buenos Aires. [TG93-101]
||Central and South America
||Emeric and Rosemary Sala
||The National Spiritual Assembly of South America is elected at a convention in Lima, Peru. [BW1 2:60]
- 18 of the 27 delegates are present at the convention. [BW12:60]
||NSA of South America
|1980 17 Oct
||Leonora Armstrong, the ‘spiritual mother of South America’ and the first Latin American pioneer, passes away in Bahia, Brazil. She had served on the Continental Board of Counsellors from her appointment in 1973. [Mess63-86p248; BW18:738; VV32]
- For her obituary see BW18:733–738.
||Leonora Holsapple Armstrong; Spiritual mother of South America; Z*
|1990 10 Jun
||The Paraguay International Chinese Teaching Symposium, the first of its kind in South America, is held in Asuncion, attended by 80 people from 10 countries. [BINS226:4]
||Asuncion; Paraguay; South America
||Conferences, International; Conferences, Bahai; Conferences; China
|1990 3 Jul
||The National Spiritual Assembly of Guyana announces that the Bahá'ís constitute about five percent of the total population of the country. [BINS228:1]
- In some towns over 20 percent of the people are Bahá'ís. [BINS228:1]
|Guyana; South America
from the main catalogue
- Whatever happened to the Double Crusade?, by Glenford Mitchell (1996). Lengthy commentary on the progress of teaching and the Four Year Plan, delivered at Foundation Hall in Wilmette. Includes discussion of the travels and teaching work of Leonora Armstrong. [about]