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By N. Mottahedeh

This edited quantity of in particular 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 higher echelon of yank society in addition to his impression at the lives and writings of significant early figures within the African-American civil rights circulate.

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Bryan entertained him. The three-day stop in Salt Lake City is surprising; he did encounter a Montana Bahá’í in the city, but ` A B D U ’ L - B A H Á ’ S V I S I T T O N O RT H A M E R I C A 41 otherwise had no Bahá’ís to visit. He was interested in the agriculture fair and perhaps by the character of the city. `Abdu’l-Bahá originally had no intention to travel outside the San Francisco area. The Bahá’ís in Portland and Seattle had hoped he would come to their cities and had even publicized his impending visit, but had to satisfy themselves with a train trip to Oakland to visit him.

The three-day stop in Salt Lake City is surprising; he did encounter a Montana Bahá’í in the city, but ` A B D U ’ L - B A H Á ’ S V I S I T T O N O RT H A M E R I C A 41 otherwise had no Bahá’ís to visit. He was interested in the agriculture fair and perhaps by the character of the city. `Abdu’l-Bahá originally had no intention to travel outside the San Francisco area. The Bahá’ís in Portland and Seattle had hoped he would come to their cities and had even publicized his impending visit, but had to satisfy themselves with a train trip to Oakland to visit him.

13−17, including a day visit to Kenosha, Wisconsin), Minneapolis-Saint Paul (Sept. 17−21), Lincoln and Omaha, Nebraska (Sept. 22−23), Denver (Sept. 23−26), Glenwood Springs (Sept. 27−28), Salt Lake City (Sept. 29−Oct. 1), and the San Francisco area (Oct. 3−18). In all those places, except Nebraska, Glenwood Springs, and Salt Lake City, there were local Bahá’í communities to plan meetings and secure speaking invitations at churches and, in Minneapolis, at a synagogue. The stop in Nebraska was prompted because William Jennings Bryan, the former presidential candidate and future secretary of state, had visited `Abdu’l-Bahá in Acre and `Abdu’l-Bahá wished to return the gesture.

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