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206

To Remind Us We Were Neighbors

‘Abdu’l-Bahá visits the Frederick Douglass Center, a settlement house in Chicago that aims to improve the lives of African Americans. FULL STORY >>

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205

‘Abdu’l-Bahá Strolls in Lincoln Park

As autumn recedes, Honoré Jaxon, a former revolutionary, vividly remembers his trip with ‘Abdu’l-Bahá to the Lincoln Park Zoo in May. FULL STORY >>

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204

In Chicago, Anything Is Possible

‘Abdu’l-Bahá arrives in Chicago on his final trip east, noting that he expects great things from the city. FULL STORY >>

Day
203

Conversations in Transit

Rather than keep to himself, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá was just as busy when riding the trains as he was while off them. FULL STORY >>

Day
202

A Gentle Rebuke

During a stopover in Denver, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá compares the life of a Christian religious leader with the sacrifices of Christ. FULL STORY >>

Day
201

October 28, 1912: The Week Ahead

As ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s train winds through the mountains toward Denver, we take a look at the week ahead. FULL STORY >>

Day
200

The Home Stretch

There are just thirty-nine days to go in ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s journey across America. FULL STORY >>

Day
199

To Fight For a Handful of Dust

‘Abdu’l-Bahá finds himself on the same train as a company of Greek men on their way to join the war in the Balkans. FULL STORY >>

Day
198

‘Abdu’l-Bahá at the “Home of Truth”

In Sacramento, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá provides a New Thought group with a practical approach to religion. FULL STORY >>

Day
197

‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s Practical Spirituality

Californians who interacted with ‘Abdu’l-Bahá were taken aback by his pragmatic approach to modern life.  FULL STORY >>

Day
196

“The Great Educator of Man Is Woman”

At the Century Club of California, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá debunks common arguments about the inferiority of women. FULL STORY >>

Day
195

A Fearful Dose of Fashionable Religion

Two San Francisco newspapers present diametrically opposed views about ‘Abdu’l-Bahá. FULL STORY >>

Day
194

October 21, 1912: The Week Ahead

As ‘Abdu’l-Bahá returns to San Francisco from Los Angeles, we take a look at the week ahead. FULL STORY >>

Day
193

The Stubborn Hide of the Bull Moose

Three weeks from Election Day, the Progressive Party’s presidential candidate meets a bullet in Milwaukee. FULL STORY >>

Day
192

‘Abdu’l-Bahá in the City of Angels

‘Abdu’l-Bahá takes the train to Los Angeles to pay his respects at the resting place of Thornton Chase. FULL STORY >>

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191

Thornton Chase’s Long Season of Suffering

Beset by heartache and failure, the young Thornton Chase sets out for America’s western frontier. FULL STORY >>

Day
190

The Last Days of Thornton Chase

Of all the Americans ‘Abdu’l-Bahá knew, none were closer to him than Thornton Chase. FULL STORY >>

Day
189

The Grand Benefactress of California

‘Abdu’l-Bahá departs the Hearst estate in Pleasanton, saying farewell to one of America's greatest philanthropists. FULL STORY >>

Day
188

Mrs. Hearst Visits a Prisoner in ‘Akká

In 1898, Phoebe Hearst took the first group of Americans to meet ‘Abdu’l-Bahá in the penal colony of ‘Akká. FULL STORY >>

Day
187

October 14, 1912: The Week Ahead

While ‘Abdu’l-Bahá spends the weekend at Phoebe Hearst’s estate in Pleasanton, California, we take a look at the week ahead.  FULL STORY >>

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186

Phoebe Apperson Hearst

One of America’s richest women shuttles ‘Abdu’l-Bahá off to her country estate for a three-day stay with her family and friends. FULL STORY >>

Day
185

Rabbi Martin Meyer Hosts ‘Abdu’l-Bahá at Temple Emanu-El

‘Abdu’l-Bahá delivers a challenging speech to the Reform Jewish congregation at San Francisco’s largest synagogue. FULL STORY >>

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184

‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Darwin, and the Evolution of All Things

At San Francisco’s Open Forum, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá argues in favor of evolution, but draws fundamentally different conclusions. FULL STORY >>

Day
183

‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s Journey So Far: Month Six

Highlights from the sixth month of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s journey through North America. FULL STORY >>

Day
182

‘Abdu’l-Bahá Speaks at Stanford University

At Stanford, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá turns the tables on the modern intellectual basis for human aggression. FULL STORY >>