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‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s Journey West: The Course of Human Solidarity by N. Mottahedeh

By N. Mottahedeh

This edited quantity of especially commissioned essays written for the anniversary of `Abdu'l-Baha's trip to the USA tells the tale of this former prisoner's interactions with the white top echelon of yankee society in addition to his effect at the lives and writings of significant early figures within the African-American civil rights stream.

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Afroukhteh, Memories, 316. 26. Kling, Alice Pike Barney, 169. 27. Afroukhteh, Memories, 314. 28. Laura Barney letter to her mother, dated July 4, from Tehran, Iran, from Laura Clifford Dreyfus-Barney Collection at the National Bahá’í Archives of the United States, Evanston, IL, United States. Also Usku’i, Tarikh Adharbayjan—Mss A, Part 1, Section 4, 85–86. Hippolyte Dreyfus adopted the last name of Dreyfus-Barney after her marriage to Laura Barney. The two names will be used interchangeably. Lachenay has also been spelled Lacheny and Lacheney.

128 Many Persian students and dignitaries were present. He was accompanied by Hippolyte Dreyfus. 130 Third and Last Visit to Paris After his trips to Germany and the Austro-Hungarian Empire, `Abdu’l-Bahá returned to Paris on May 1, 1913, for the third time, staying until June 12. 131 The Dreyfus-Barneys were among the few who were in constant contact with him during this time when he was seeing no one else. 132 After `Abdu’l-Bahá gained strength, meetings were again organized. ”134 The celebration of the Declaration of the Báb was held on May 23 again at the home of Laura and Hippolyte Dreyfus-Barney.

He was accompanied by Hippolyte Dreyfus. 130 Third and Last Visit to Paris After his trips to Germany and the Austro-Hungarian Empire, `Abdu’l-Bahá returned to Paris on May 1, 1913, for the third time, staying until June 12. 131 The Dreyfus-Barneys were among the few who were in constant contact with him during this time when he was seeing no one else. 132 After `Abdu’l-Bahá gained strength, meetings were again organized. ”134 The celebration of the Declaration of the Báb was held on May 23 again at the home of Laura and Hippolyte Dreyfus-Barney.

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