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Tag "Wilmette, IL" details:

tag name: Wilmette, IL

web link: Wilmette,_IL

  type: Geographic locations
references: https://bahaipedia.org/Wilmette,_Illinois
related tags: Evanston, IL; Illinois, USA
referring tags: Evanston, IL

"Wilmette, IL" appears in:

1.   from the main catalog (21 results)

  1. 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...
  2. Kamran Ekbal. Bagdádi Family (2014). — Brief excerpt, with link to article offsite.
  3. W. Kenneth Christian. Bahá'í House of Worship, The: The Meaning of the Temple (1975). — Text and scan of a flyer about the Chicago House of Worship, summarizing the history and facts of th...
  4. Bahá'í Temple Moves Toward Completion (1941). — One-paragraph blurb from 1941.
  5. Albert Ross Vail. Bahá'í Temple of Universal Peace, The (1931). — Short essay on the construction of the temple in Wilmette, and an overview of the Baha'i Faith.
  6. Bahá'í Temple, House of Worship of a World Faith, Commemorating Completion of Exterior Ornamentation, The (1942). — Photographs and essays about the construction of the American temple in Chicago. Likely published as...
  7. 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...
  8. Baháʼí Houses of Worship: A Visual Overview (2020). — A collection of collages, exterior and interior images of Bahaʼi Houses of Worship constructed, und...
  9. R. Jackson Armstrong-Ingram. Bourgeois, Jean-Baptiste Louis (1856-1930) (1997). — Short biography of the architect and designer of Mashriqu'l-Adhkar at Wilmette, Illinois.
  10. Sophie Loeding. Eyewitness Impression of the Dedication (1972). — Brief recollections of Abdu'l-Baha on the occasion of the dedication of the Wilmette temple, May 1, ...
  11. Abu'l-Qasim Faizi. Hidden Words, The: Transcript of a talk by Hand of the Cause of God A. Q. Faizí (1967). — Talk delivered in Wilmette, Illinois.
  12. R. Jackson Armstrong-Ingram. Holley, Horace Hotchkiss (1995). — Biography of a Hand of the Cause of God.
  13. Charles Mason Remey. Illustrated description of a design in the Persian-Indian style of architecture for the first Mashrak-el-Azkar (Bahá'í temple) to be erected in America (1920). — Expanded version of a portion of Remey's earlier Mashrak-el-Azkar [Mashriqu'l-Adhkar]: Descriptive o...
  14. Charles Mason Remey. Mashrak-el-Azkar: Descriptive of the Bahá'í temple (1917). — Preliminary designs for the first Mashriqu'l-Adhkar to be built in America, showing nine varying tre...
  15. R. Jackson Armstrong-Ingram. Music, Devotions, and Mashriqu'l-Adhkar (1987). — An in-depth examination of the development of music and hymns within American Baha'i devotional life...
  16. Robert Stockman. Music, Devotions, and Mashriqu'l-Adhkár, by R. Jackson Armstrong-Ingram: Review (1988).
  17. National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States. Photo brochure of the Bahá'í Temple in Wilmette (1965). — A booklet of color photographs, postcard-size and quality, with text and statistics about the Temple...
  18. Sama Shodjai. Singular Room, A: An Exploration of Bahá'í Houses of Worship (2023). — Overview of the design principles followed in building the Baha'i temples, and the intricacies and c...
  19. Emma Maxie Jones and Anonymous. Third Bahá'í Intercontinental Conference, Chicago: Notes (1958). — Notes, with comments by Borah Kavelin, Rúhiyyih Khanum, Leroy Ioas, Horace Holley, John Robarts, Ug...
  20. Madeleine Kapsalis. We Shouldn't Be Afraid to Talk about Religion (2022). — Excerpt from a longer talk, describing a Christian's interfaith encounter with Baha'is and being inv...
  21. Ismael Velasco. Who Was Archangel, the Potowatami Woman on Whose Land the Wilmette Temple Was Built? (2011). — Brief investigation into the surname "Ouilmette" (Wilmette), and the identity of a Native American g...

2.   from the Chronology (48 results)

  1. 1903-03-07 — Inspired by the news of the `Ishqabad Temple project, the Chicago House of Spirituality asked `Abdu'...
  2. 1903-05-30 — A letter from `Abdu'l-Baha was received by the Chicago House of Spirituality giving His approval for...
  3. 1903-06-07 — Eight days after `Abdu'l-Baha's first Tablet arrived, a second Tablet arrived from Him approving the...
  4. 1908-04-09 — Two building plots for the future House of Worship were purchased in Wilmette for the sum of $2000. ...
  5. 1912-05-01 — `Abdu'l-Baha laid the cornerstone of the Mashriqu'l-Adhkar in Wilmette. [SYH67-68, CT102; 239D:51; A...
  6. 1918-00-00 — The publication of Excerpts from Mysterious Forces of Civilization, Written by an Eminent Bahai Phil...
  7. 1920-04-02 — Louis Bourgeois was selected as the architect for the Chicago House of Worship. [DP94; GPB303; SBBH1...
  8. 1920-04-27 — The design for the Mashriqu'l-Adhkar at Wilmette, Illinois, was finally chosen by the forty-nine del...
  9. 1920-09-24 — Boring began at the site of the Mashriqu'l-Adhkar in Wilmette to determine the depth of the bedrock....
  10. 1921-03-21 — Construction began on the Mashriqu'l-Adhkar in Wilmette. DP108] See DP107 for a picture of Baha...
  11. 1922-07-09 — Baha'is gathered in the Foundation Hall of the Chicago House of Worship for the first time, to comme...
  12. 1927-10-00 — Shoghi Effendi entrusted Dr William Slater and his wife Ida Slater, who were visiting Haifa on a 19-...
  13. 1928-04-26 — The National Convention of the Baha'is of the United States and Canada was held in the Foundation Ha...
  14. 1929-03-16 — In December of 1925 the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of United States and Canada adopt...
  15. 1930-04-01 — A ceremony was held at the American annual convention in dedication of the resumption of the buildin...
  16. 1930-08-19 — Jean-Baptiste Louis Bourgeois, (b. 19 March 1856, Staint-Célestin de Nicolet, QC. d. Wilmette, IL)...
  17. 1930-08-20 — Louis Jean-Baptiste Bourgeois, (19 March, 1856, Saint-Célestin, Quebec, Canada) designer of the Mas...
  18. 1931-01-15 — Flames swept through the dome of Baha'i House of Worship which was nearing completion. Damage was e...
  19. 1931-05-02 — The superstructure of the Wilmette House of Worship was completed and turned over by the Fuller Comp...
  20. 1937-05-00 — Fred Schopflocher contributed and additional $100,000 (see <a href="http://bahai-library.com/chro...
  21. 1939-10-01 — The national Baha'i office of the United States was established at 536 Sheridan Road, Wilmette, Illi...
  22. 1943-01-08 — The exterior ornamentation of the Wilmette Temple was completed. [BW10:181; UD155-6] The cost of ...
  23. 1944-05-19 — An international celebration of the Centenary of the founding of the Faith was held at the House of ...
  24. 1945-04-00 — The election for the National Spiritual Assembly was held by postal ballot. The tellers completed th...
  25. 1952-10-08 — Holy Year, "The Great Jubilee", October 1952 to October 1953, was inaugurated. [MBW16-18; BW12:116; ...
  26. 1953-00-00 — The publication of <a href="https://bahai.works/Questions_About_the_Second_Coming/Text">Questi...
  27. 1953-05-01 — The House of Worship in Wilmette was consecrated in a simple ceremony for Baha'is only. [BW12:143, 1...
  28. 1953-05-02 — The House of Worship in Wilmette, the Mother Temple of the West, was dedicated in a public ceremony....
  29. 1957-00-00 — The publication of <a href="https://bahai-library.com/abdul-baha_secret_divine_civilization">T...
  30. 1958-05-02 — The third Intercontinental Conference was held at the mid-point of the Crusade convened in Wilmette,...
  31. 1959-02-01 — The 'first Dependency of the Mashriqul-Adhkar in Wilmette', the Baha'i Home for the Aged, opened. [B...
  32. 1967-10-05 — Six Intercontinental Conferences were held simultaneously in Panama City, Wilmette, Sydney, Kampala,...
  33. 1968-06-22 — The first National Youth Conference of the Baha'is of the United States opened in Wilmette, Illinois...
  34. 1970-01-00 — The inaugural publication of <a href="https://bahai.media/File:The_American_Bah%C3%A1%E2%80%99%C3...
  35. 1970-02-20 — First American National Baha'i Education Conference in America was held in Wilmette. [USBN April 19...
  36. 1971-00-00 — The publication of <a href="https://www.bahai.org/library/authoritative-texts/abdul-baha/memorial...
  37. 1975-07-04 — The Ridvan Message contained the phrase, "EVIDENCES GATHERING CLOUDS WIDESPREAD OPPOSITION" and the...
  38. 1978-05-23 — The House of Worship in Wilmette was included in the register of historic places in the United State...
  39. 1988-12-09 — The passing of Edna M. True, (b. July 29, 1888, in Grand Rapids, Michigan) She was a daughter of the...
  40. 1992-00-00 — Prime Minister Hamilton Green of Guyana made a formal state visit to the temple in Wilmette. [Baha'i...
  41. 1995-01-03 — By decision of the National Spiritual Assembly of the United State, the Wilmette Institute was estab...
  42. 1999-12-12 — A report titled Issues Pertaining to Growth, Retention and Consolidation in the United States by the...
  43. 2007-09-01 — In memory of Amatu'l-Baha Rúhiyyih Khanum and because the Native people had such a special place in...
  44. 2011-05-30 — The passing of Knight of Baha'u'llah Gayle Wollson (b. 2 June 1913 Crookston MN) in Wilmette, IL. ...
  45. 2013-04-12 — The commemoration of the centenary of the visit of 'Abdu'l-Baha to North America. [<a href="http:...
  46. 2020-06-19 — The National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of the United States issued a statement entitled <...
  47. 2020-12-06 — The presentation of a webinar at the Wilmette Institute by Jan Teofil Jason entitled <a href="htt...
  48. 2022-08-01 — The publication of <a href="https://www.bahaibookstore.com/A-Child-in-the-Holy-Land-P10528.aspx"&...

3.   from the Chronology of Canada (5 results)

  1. 1930-08-19 — Jean-Baptiste Louis Bourgeois, (b. 19 March 1856, Staint-Célestin de Nicolet, QC. d. Wilmette, IL)...
  2. 1937-05-00 — Fred Schopflocher contributed and additional $100,000 (see <a href="http://bahai-library.com/
  3. 1953-05-03 — The All-American Intercontinental Teaching Conference was held in Chicago for delifileration on plan...
  4. 1955-07-03 — Over two hundred friends attended a memorial service at the House of Worship in Wilmette to honour ...
  5. 1975-07-04 — The Ridvan Message contained the phrase, "EVIDENCES GATHERING CLOUDS WIDESPREAD OPPOSITION" and the...
 

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