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tag name: Chicago, IL

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"Chicago, IL" appears in:

1.   from the main catalog (25 results)

  1. Abdel Karim Effendi: He Visits America and Sets Aside the False Teachings of Dr. Kheiralla (1900). — A short account in a non-Baha'i periodical of Haji Abdu'l-Karim Effendi's visit to New York in May 1...
  2. Wendi Momen. 'Abdu'l-Bahá's Encounter with Modernity during His Western Travels (2012). — Abdu'l-Baha's responses to the West's technology and innovations on the one hand, vs. its archaic ra...
  3. Activities of `Abdu'l-Bahá in Illinois, 1912 (1976). — Two-page list of all the addresses of the places visited by Abdu'l-Baha, April 29 - November 4, 1912...
  4. Abdu'l-Bahá Bahá'í World Centre, trans. Additional Tablets, Extracts and Talks (2018). — 167 selections, updated August 2023.
  5. Abdu'l-Bahá. Ameen Ullah Fareed, trans. Address to the Theosophical Society, An (1912).
  6. Abdel Karim Effendi Teherani. Anton Haddad, trans. Addresses Delivered before the New York and Chicago Assemblies (1900). — Talks to the New York and Chicago assemblies, delivered at Abdu'l-Baha's request, to deepen the beli...
  7. Kamran Ekbal. Bagdádi Family (2014). — Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite.
  8. Robert Stauffer, comp. Bahá'í Studies Bulletin: Index by volume (1998). — List of articles in all issues of Bahai Studies Bulletin, 1982-1992.
  9. Shoghi Effendi. Bahai Movement, The: A paper read by Shoghi Effendi at Oxford (1923). — Text of an address given to the Oxford University Asiatic Society, February 1921, before the passing...
  10. Weimar Port. Chicago the Pagan (1953). — 2-page description of the Baha'i Temple in Wilmette, with a poem about it by Charles Collins publish...
  11. Ann Boyles. For the Betterment of the World, to the Glory of God: The Emergence of Bahá'í Houses of Worship (2019). — Overiew of the concept and history of the Baha'i House of Worship.
  12. Emeric Sala. Greenleafs, The: An Eternal Reunion (1973). — Brief bio of Elizabeth and Charles Greenleaf, who were members of the group of Midwest Baha'is which...
  13. William Stell. Guess Who's Coming to Church: The Chicago Defender, the Federal Council of Churches, and Rethinking Shared Faith in Interracial Religious Practice (2023). — Exploring "Go-to-a-White-Church Sunday" initiated by Robert S. Abbott (1922) and "Race Relations Sun...
  14. Highlights from the Fourth Bahá'í National Youth Conference: The Time is Now! (1977). — Excerpts from the University of Illinois Assembly Hall in June-July 1977 with 3000 Baha'i youth from...
  15. In Memoriam: Dr. Zia M. Bagdadi (1938). — Biography of one-time editor of Star of the West.
  16. National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States and Universal House of Justice. In Memoriam Fred Schechter: Bahá'í House of Worship Memorial Program (2017). — Messages from the Universal House of Justice and the U.S. National Spiritual Assembly, and a selecti...
  17. Universal House of Justice. Geoffrey W. Marks, comp. Messages from the Universal House of Justice 1963-1986: Third Epoch of the Formative Age (1996).
  18. Ali-Kuli Khan and Marzieh Gail. Mírzá Abu'l-Fadl in America (1945). — Khan's personal recollections of Gulpaygani, with mentions of other early American Baha'is.
  19. Viola Tuttle and Margarite Ioas Ullrich et al. Part of the Baha'i History of the Family of Charles and Maria Ioas (1978). — Biographies of Charles and Maria: from his birth in 1859, their introduction to the Faith in 1898, e...
  20. Abdu'l-Bahá. Ahmad Sohrab, trans. Prayer for Fathers (1921). — Tablet revealed for Albert Windust, first American publisher of the Baha'i Writings and founder of S...
  21. Edward C. Getsinger and Lua Getsinger et al. Prayers, Tablets, Instructions and Miscellany: Gathered by American Visitors to the Holy City During the Summer of 1900 (1900). — Around the time of Kheiralla's defection, Abdu'l-Baha selected some texts on the Covenant which, alo...
  22. Programs for the Observance of Bahá'í Holy Days (2014). — Booklets from four devotional programs at the Wilmette House of Worship: 9th day of Ridvan (2014), 1...
  23. Peter Terry. Rabindranath Tagore: Some Encounters with Bahá'ís (1992). — 'Abdu'l-Baha is alleged to have met India's poet laureate Tagore in Chicago in 1912. This article ex...
  24. Bahá'u'lláh. Tablets of the Hair (1938). — Translation of five of total eleven Tablets titled "alvaḥ-i-sha‘arat".
  25. Richard Hollinger. "Wonderful True Visions": Magic, Mysticism, and Millennialism in the Making of the American Bahá'í Community, 1892-1895 (2004). — The early growth of the American, and especially the Chicago, communities was more gradual and eclec...

2.   from the Chronology (88 results)

  1. 1893-09-23 — First public reference in North America to the Baha'i Faith. [SBBH1p76] Reference was made to it ...
  2. 1894-02-00 — Ibrahim George Kheiralla settled in Chicago. [BFA1:XXVII, AB65] Owing to his work, the first Ba...
  3. 1894-06-05 — Thornton Chase became a Baha'i in Chicago. [BBD53; BFA1:35-6] For some time before he heard of th...
  4. 1897-00-00 — <a href="https://bahai-library.com/bahaullah_tablets_communes_utterances">Tablets, Communes an
  5. 1897-05-21 — Lua Getsinger became a Baha'i in Chicago. She had been called Khayru'lláh's best pupil. [BFA1:XXVI...
  6. 1899-00-02 — The Serpent by Thornton Chase, an 18-page pamphlet on the image of the serpent in the Bible, was pub...
  7. 1900-00-00 — The publication of <a href="https://bahai-library.com/getsinger_dodge_hoar_pilgrim-notes">Pray...
  8. 1900-01-00 — The Behais Publishing and Supply Board was created in Chicago. It was the property of four Chicao B...
  9. 1900-03-16 — The Chicago community re-organized by selecting a ten-member Board of Council. Neither Kheiralla nor...
  10. 1900-11-04 — The Persian teachers Mirza Asadu'llah-i-Isfahani (1826-1930) and Haji Hasan-i-Khurasani, a merchant...
  11. 1901-05-15 — Mirza Assad'u'llah, received a Tablet from Abdul-Baha, in which He has positively declared to be ne...
  12. 1901-05-20 — The number of members on the Board of Council was raised to 12. [BFA2:47]...
  13. 1901-05-24 — The name of the Chicago Board of Council was changed to the House of Justice. [BFA2:48] `Abdu'l-B...
  14. 1901-05-29 — The Baha'i women of Chicago elected their own Board and held the first business meeting of the `Wome...
  15. 1901-09-12 — The publication of tablets revealed by 'Abdu'l-Baha "To the House of Justice at Chicago, To the Ladi...
  16. 1901-11-26 — The Day of the Covenant The Day of the Covenant is a Baha'i holy day honouring the Covenant of ...
  17. 1902-00-00 — The publication of the fourth edition of <a href="https://bahai-library.com/brittingham_revelatio...
  18. 1902-05-10 — The Chicago House of Justice (or the Board of Council) changed its name to the House of Spiritualit...
  19. 1903-03-07 — Inspired by the news of the `Ishqabad Temple project, the Chicago House of Spirituality asked `Abdu'...
  20. 1903-05-30 — A letter from `Abdu'l-Baha was received by the Chicago House of Spirituality giving His approval for...
  21. 1903-06-07 — Eight days after `Abdu'l-Baha's first Tablet arrived, a second Tablet arrived from Him approving the...
  22. 1904-00-00 — The publication of The Book of Ighan (Kitab-i-Íqan) by George V. Blackburne Co in New York. It h...
  23. 1907-00-00 — The publication of <a href="https://bahai-library.com/stenstrand_call_attention">A Call of Att...
  24. 1907-07-19 — The Chicago `Bahai Assembly' filed an affidavit of incorporation, the first Baha'i community to acqu...
  25. 1907-11-26 — The first national Baha'i conference was held in America. [BFA2:XVI; BW10:179] At the invitation ...
  26. 1908-00-00 — The publication of <a href="https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uc1.aa0016452898view=1upseq=5"...
  27. 1908–09- — The Baha'i Publishing Society was founded in Chicago. [BW10:179]...
  28. 1909-03-21 — `Abdu'l-Baha laid the sacred remains of the Bab in their final resting place at the Shrine in Haifa....
  29. 1909-03-21 — The first printing of Volume 1 of <a href="https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=njp.32101068132...
  30. 1909-03-22 — On the same day as the interment of the sacred remains of the Bab on Mount Carmel the first American...
  31. 1909-08-20 — Birth of Paul Haney, Hand of the Cause of God, in Chicago. His given name was `Abdu'l-Baha, besto...
  32. 1910-03-21 — The first issue of the Baha'i News was published in Chicago. [BFA2:XVII; BW10:179; <a href="https...
  33. 1910-04-25 — The Second Annual Convention of the Baha'i Temple Unity was held in Corinthian Hall, 17th Floor of t...
  34. 1910-05-18 — The Paris International Air Navigation Conference of 1910, also known as the Conférence internation...
  35. 1912-00-00 — The publication of <a href="http://bahai-library.com/gulpaygani_brilliant_proof">The Brilliant...
  36. 1912-04-27 — The Baha'i Temple Unity held the 4th annual meeting in Chicago. [<a href="https://bahai.works/Sta...
  37. 1912-04-28 — `Abdu'l-Baha gave private interviews in the morning then called on the Turkish Ambassador, Diya Pash...
  38. 1912-04-30 — Talk at Hull House, Chicago, Illinois where He spoke about racial unity. Hull House was a immigrant...
  39. 1912-05-01 — `Abdu'l-Baha laid the cornerstone of the Mashriqu'l-Adhkar in Wilmette. [SYH67-68, CT102; 239D:51; A...
  40. 1912-05-02 — Talk at Hotel Plaza, Chicago, Illinois, [<a href="http://reference.bahai.org/en/t/ab/PUP/pup-31.h...
  41. 1912-05-03 — Talk at Hotel Plaza in Chicago. [<a href="http://reference.bahai.org/en/t/ab/PUP/pup-36.html">...
  42. 1912-05-05 — Talk at Children's Meeting, Hotel Plaza, Chicago, Illinois. [PSBW134-5, <a href="http://refe...
  43. 1912-05-06 — `Abdu'l-Baha left Chicago, arriving in Cleveland the same day. [239D:57; AB189] 'Abdu'l-Baha ga...
  44. 1912-09-12 — `Abdu'l-Baha left Buffalo for Chicago, passing by Niagara Falls and arriving at about 8PM at the La...
  45. 1912-09-13 — The True home was inundated with visitors and among them, a group of black believers. 'Abdu'l-Baha g...
  46. 1912-09-14 — In the morning 'Abdu'l-Baha walked along the shores of Lake Michigan. In the afternoon He spoke to t...
  47. 1912-09-15 — In the morning`Abdu'l-Baha spoke to Dr. William Frederick Nutt, a friend of Kheiralla. (Nutt later b...
  48. 1912-09-16 — In the morning 'Abdu'l-Baha departed for Chicago He gave a talk at Home of Mrs. Corinne True, 53...
  49. 1912-09-17 — Mirza 'Ali-Akbar Nakhjavani arrived from Malden and was allowed to join the group along with Fujita....
  50. 1912-10-30 — `Abdu'l-Baha left Denver for Chicago. [239D:175]...
  51. 1912-10-31 — `Abdu'l-Baha arrived in Chicago and gave a talk at the Plaza Hotel. The subject of this talk was The...
  52. 1912-11-01 — Talk at Home of Mrs. Corinne True, 5338 Kenmore Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. The subject of this talk ...
  53. 1912-11-04 — `Abdu'l-Baha left Chicago and arrived in Cincinnati the same day. [239D:179]...
  54. 1916-04-00 — The first Chinese Baha'i in China, Chen Hai An (Harold A. Chen), became a Baha'i while studying at t...
  55. 1916-05-00 — The publication of <a href="Tablets of Abdul-Baha abbas"?Tablets of Abdul-Baha abbas</a> Vo...
  56. 1916-09-08 — The first five Tablets of the Tablets of the Divine Plan were published in Star of the West. [BBD219...
  57. 1917-04-07 — A Baha'i Reading Room was established in Chicago by Luella Kirchner in 1917 or perhaps earlier and b...
  58. 1918-00-00 — The publication of the 2nd edition of Some Answered Questions by the Bahai Publishing Society in Chi...
  59. 1918-05-00 — The publication of the second edition of Compilation of the Holy Utterances of Bahaʼollah and A...
  60. 1918-10-16 — During the years of the war the friends in the West had no communications with 'Abdu'l-Baha and so w...
  61. 1919-02-00 — The publication of <a href="https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=nyp.33433080467776view=1upseq=...
  62. 1920-04-02 — Louis Bourgeois was selected as the architect for the Chicago House of Worship. [DP94; GPB303; SBBH1...
  63. 1921-00-00 — The publication of <a href="https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=nnc1.cr61000850view=1upseq=9"&...
  64. 1922-00-00 — The publication of <a href="https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=hvd.32044090061508view=1upseq=...
  65. 1922-04-03 — To the United States and Canada Shoghi Effendi sent a message to transform the 'Executive Board' int...
  66. 1922-04-25 — A National Spiritual Assembly was elected in the United States to replace the Executive Board of the...
  67. 1927-01-22 — Chicago held its first Race Amity Conference. Louis Gregory spoke. [SYH147] ...
  68. 1928-01-20 — The Chicago community held its first Race Amity Conference. Louis Gregory was a speaker at that gat...
  69. 1928-04-26 — The National Convention of the Baha'is of the United States and Canada was held in the Foundation Ha...
  70. 1929-04-25 — Shoghi Effendi made the sacrifice of a priceless carpet to be sold to contribute to the Mashriqu'lAd...
  71. 1932-02-17 — The Chicago Baha'i Assembly incorporated, the first local spiritual assembly in the world to do so. ...
  72. 1937-00-00 — The marriage of Ruth Browne and Ellsworth Blackwell in Chicago. Theirs was the second United States...
  73. 1938-04-27 — In a message addressed to the Thirtieth National Convention the Guardian announced: "As token my gr...
  74. 1938-05-01 — The National Convention was held in Chicago. Those elected to the National Spiritual Assembly were: ...
  75. 1942-04-00 — The publication of <a href="https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015025039622view=1upseq=...
  76. 1943-00-00 — Margot Vandenbroeck-Levy (Galler) became a Baha'i in Chicago, the first native Luxembourger to accep...
  77. 1944-00-00 — The publication of <a href="https://bahai-library.com/compilation_divine_art_living">The Divin...
  78. 1953-05-03 — The All-America Intercontinental Teaching Conference was held in Chicago. [BW12:133] For the text...
  79. 1956-03-09 — The passing of Albert R Windust (b. 28 March 1874 in Chicago) in Berrien County, Michigan. He was ...
  80. 1957-10-03 — Shoghi Effendi called for the convocation of a series of Intercontinental Conferences to be held suc...
  81. 1958-00-00 — A new edition of Some Answered Questions was published by the Baha'i Publishing Committee which resu...
  82. 1961-04-03 — Corinne Knight True, Hand of the Cause of God, (b. 1 November 1861 Louisville, KY d. Chicago, IL 3 A...
  83. 1975-07-04 — The Ridvan Message contained the phrase, "EVIDENCES GATHERING CLOUDS WIDESPREAD OPPOSITION" and the...
  84. 1993-08-28 — The first time that many religious representatives met with each other was at the World Parliament o...
  85. 1995-01-03 — By decision of the National Spiritual Assembly of the United State, the Wilmette Institute was estab...
  86. 2008-12-06 — Regional Conferences were held in Portland, United States, Chicago, United States, Atlanta, United S...
  87. 2018-09-06 — The passing of Lily Ayman (b. 17 May 1929 in Tehran) in Chicago. She was buried in the <a href="h...
  88. 2023-08-14 — The Parliament was held in Chicago at McCormick Place. The theme was A Call to Conscience: Defending...

3.   from the Chronology of Canada (8 results)

  1. 1893-09-11 — The World Parliament of Religions, the largest of the congresses held in conjunction with the Worl
  2. 1893-09-23 — First public reference in North America to the Baha'i Faith.Reference was made to it in a paper en
  3. 1893-09-24 — Baha'u'llah's recent passing in Akka was announced to the World Parliament of Religions, held in C
  4. 1909-03-21 — "The first American Baha'i Convention opened in Chicago. [BFA2:XVII, 309; BW13:849; MBW142-3; SBBH
  5. 1944-05-19 — An international celebration of the Centenary of the founding of the Faith was held at the House of ...
  6. 1953-04-29 — The Jubilee Celebration commemorating the Centenary of the birth of the Mission of Baha'u'llah was h...
  7. 1953-05-03 — The All-American Intercontinental Teaching Conference was held in Chicago for delifileration on plan...
  8. 1983-11-04 — The eight annual conference for the Association for Baha'i Studies was held in Palmer House in Chica...
 

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