Works and Talks by ‘Abdu’l-Bahá

“A Message from Abdul Baha, Head of the Bahais.” New York Times, April 21, 1912, Magazine Section Part Five, Page SM14.

‘Abdu’l-Bahá. The Promulgation of Universal Peace: Talks Delivered by ‘Abdu’l-Bahá during His Visit to the United States and Canada in 1912. Edited by Howard MacNutt. Wilmette, IL: Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1982.

———. Tablets of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá. National Bahá’í Archives, Wilmette, IL.

———. Tablets of the Divine Plan. Wilmette, IL: Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1977.

———. The Secret of Divine Civilization. Wilmette, IL: Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 19.

“Abdul Baha’s Tribute to Mr. Carnegie.” New York Times, February 9, 1913, Magazine Section Part Five, Page SM12.

Biographies and Memoirs

Afroukhteh, Dr. Youness. Memories of Nine Years in ‘Akká. Translated by Riaz Masrour. Oxford: George Ronald, 2003.

Balyuzi, H. M. ‘Abdu’l-Bahá: The Centre of the Covenant of Bahá’u’lláh. 2nd ed. Oxford: George Ronald, 1987.

Douglass, Frederick. The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass. London, 1962 [1892].

Gail, Marzieh. Summon Up Remembrance. Oxford: George Ronald, 1987.

———. Arches of the Years. Oxford: George Ronald, 1991.

Gregory, Louis G. A Heavenly Vista: The Pilgrimage of Louis Gregory. Washington, DC: R.L. Pendleton, 1911.

Ives, Howard Colby. Portals to Freedom. Oxford: George Ronald, 1983.

Kipling, Rudyard. American Notes. New York: Arno Press, 1974.

Lewis, David Levering. W.E.B. Du Bois: The Fight for Equality and the American Century, 1919-1963. 1st ed. New York: H. Holt, 2000.

Martin, James Douglas. “The Life and Work of Sarah Jane Farmer, 1847-1916.” Master’s Thesis, University of Waterloo, 1967.

Morrison, Gayle. To Move the World: Louis G. Gregory and the Advancement of Racial Unity in America. Wilmette, Illinois: Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1982.

Ober, Harlan F. “Louis Gregory.” In A Compendium of Volumes of The Bahá’í World: An International Record. Compiled by Roger White. Oxford: George Ronald, 1981.

Parsons, Agnes S. ‘Abdu’l-Bahá in America: Agnes Parsons’ Diary. Edited by Richard Hollinger. Los Angeles: Kalimát Press, 1996. 

Thompson, Juliet. ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s First Days in America. East Aurora, NY: Roycrofters.

———. The Diary of Juliet Thompson. Los Angeles: Kalimát Press, 1983.

Vignettes from the Life of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá. Collected and edited by Annamarie Honnold. Oxford: George Ronald, 1982.

Waite, Louise. “Louise (Shahnaz) Waite’s Diary Notes of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s Visit to Chicago, 1912.” National Bahá’í Archives, Evanston, IL.

Peace, War & International Relations

Jordan, David Starr. Ways to Lasting Peace. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1916.

Ferguson, Niall. Empire: How Britain Made the Modern World. London: Penguin Books, 2004. 

Reid, Cecilie. “Peace and Law—Peace Activism and International Arbitration, 1895–1907.” Peace & Change 29, no. 3 & 4 (July 2004): 527–548.

“Report of the Eighteenth Annual Lake Mohonk Conference on International Arbitration.” Lake Mohonk Conference on International Arbitration, 1912.

“The Eighteenth Lake Mohonk Conference on International Arbitration.” American Journal of International Law 6, no. 3 (July 1912): 725–729.

Race & Gender

Baker, Lee D. From Savage to Negro: Anthropology and the Construction of Race, 1896–1954. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998.

Botham, Fay. Almighty God Created the Races: Christianity, Interracial Marriage, and American Law. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2009.

Bowers, David F., ed. Foreign Influences in American Life: Essays and Critical  Bibliographies. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1944.

“Brief History of Howard University.” (web page) Howard University. Accessed July 10, 2013. http://www.howard.edu/explore/history.htm.

Carroll, Chas. The Negro a Beast. St. Louis, MO: American Book and Bible House, 1900.

Crouthamel, James, L. “The Springfield Race Riot of 1908.” Journal of Negro History 45, no.3 (July 1960): 164–181.

Du Bois, W.E.B. “The Fourth Annual Conference.” The Crisis: A Record of the Darker Races, June 1912.

———. “The Social Equality of Whites and Blacks.” The Crisis: A Record of the Darker Races, November 1920.

Dudley, Thomas Underwood. “How Shall We Help the Negro?” The Century Magazine, June 1885.

Fink, Leon, ed. Major Problems in the Gilded Age and the Progressive Era. Lexington, Mass.: D. C.  Heath and Company, 1993.

Foster, William E. “A Study of the Wyoming Miscegenation Statutes.” Wyoming Law Journal 10 no. 2 (December 2019): 131–138. https://scholarship.law.uwyo.edu/wlj/vol10/iss2/5.

Frankel, Noralee and Nancy S. Dye, eds. Gender, Class, Race, and Reform in the Progressive Era. Lexington, Kentucky: University Press of Kentucky, 1991.

Luker, Ralph E. The Social Gospel in Black and White: American Racial Reform, 1885–1912. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1991.

Mason, Ernest D. “Alain Locke on Race and Race Relations.” Phylon (1960–) 40, no. 4 (4th Qtr., 1979): 342–350.

Plessy v. Ferguson, 163 U.S. 537 (1896).

Spickard, Paul R. Mixed Blood: Intermarriage and Ethnic Identity in Twentieth-Century America. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press: 1989.

Randle, E. H. Characteristics of the Southern Negro. New York and Washington: Neale Publishing Company, 1910.

Reed, Adolph L. W.E.B. Du Bois and American Political Thought: Fabianism and the Color Line. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Reiland, Rabaka. W.E.B. Du Bois and the Problems of the Twenty-First Century: An Essay on Africana Critical Theory. Lanham, Kentucky: Lexington Books, 2007.

Thomas, Richard W. “Towards a Model of Racial Unity: Bahá’í Teachings and Community Practices.” In Racial Unity: An Imperative for Social Progress. Ottawa: Association for Bahá’í Studies, 1990.

Villard, Oswald Garrison. “The President and the Segregation at Washington.” North American Review 198, no. 697 (December 1993): 800–807.

Walling, William English. “The Race War in the North.” Independent 65 (September 3, 1908).

Williamson, Joel. The Crucible of Race: Black-White Relations in the American South since Reconstruction. New York: Oxford University Press, 1984.

America in the Progressive Era

Bryan, William Jennings. A Tale of Two Conventions. New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1912.

Chace, James. 1912: Wilson, Roosevelt, Taft & Debs—the Election That Changed the Country. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2004.

Diner, Steven J. A Very Different Age: Americans of the Progressive Era. New York: Hill and Wang, 1998.

Edwards, Rebecca. New Spirits: Americans in the Gilded Age, 1865–1905. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006.

Flehinger, Brett, ed. The 1912 Election and the Power of Progressivism: A Brief History with Documents. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2003.

Higham, John. Strangers in the Land: Patterns of American Nativism, 1860–1925. 2nd ed. New York: Atheneum, 1965.

McDowell, Edward B. “The World’s Fair Cosmopolis.” Frank Leslie’s Popular Monthly 36 (1893): 415.

McGerr, Michael. A Fierce Discontent: The Rise and Fall of the Progressive Movement in America, 1870–1920. New York: Free Press, 2003.

Pachter, Mark, ed. Travelers to the New Nation, 1776–1914: An American Studies Reader. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1976.

Painter, Nell Irvin. Standing at Armageddon: The United States 1877–1919. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1987.

Whitfield, Stephen J. “A Century and a half of French Views of the United States.” Historian 56, no. 3 (March 1994): 531–542.

Religion & Spirituality

Altman, Michael J. Heathen, Hindoo, Hindu: American Representations of India, 1721–1893. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Brekke, Torkel. Makers of Modern Indian Religion in the Late Nineteenth Century. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Burke, Marie Louise. Swami Vivekananda in America: New Discoveries. Calcutta: Advaita Ashrama, 1958.

Hatch, Nathan O. The Democratization of American Christianity, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1989.

Hay, Stephen N. “Rabindranath Tagore in America.” American Quarterly 14, no. 3 (Autumn 1962): 439–463.

Jackson, Carl T. Vedanta for the West: The Ramakrishna Movement in the United States. Bloomington, ID: Indiana University Press, 1994.

Prothero, Stephen. “Henry Steel Olcott and ‘Protestant Buddhism.’” Journal of the American Academy of Religion 63, no. 2 (Summer 1995): 281–302.

Roberts, Michael. “For Humanity. For the Sinhalese. Dharmapala as Crusading Bosat.” Journal of Asian Studies 56, no. 4 (Nov. 1997): 1006–1032.

Schmidt, Leigh Eric. Restless Souls: The Making of American Spirituality. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 2005.

“Will Bahaism Unite All Religious Faiths?” American Review of Reviews. (June 1912): 748–750.

Other Sources

Anfinson, John O. “St. Anthony Falls: Timber, Flour and Electricity,” in River of History: A Historic Resources Study of the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area (St. Paul, MN: National Park Service, 2003): 117–119, http://www.nps.gov/miss/historyculture/upload/HRS-full-comp.pdf.

Chapman, Anita. “History of the Washington DC Bahá’í Community.” (web page) Bahá’í Community Washington DC. Accessed July 8, 2013. http://www.dcbahai.org/component/content/article/30-community/51-history-of-the-washington-dc-bahai-community.

B. Danbom, David. “Flour Power: The Significance of Flour Milling at the Falls.” Minnesota History 58, no. 5/6 (Spring-Summer 2003): 269-285.

Hubbard, Elbert. “A Modern Prophet.” Hearst’s Magazine (July 22, 1912): 100–102.

Lees, Sarah, ed. Nineteenth-Century European Paintings at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2012.

Rabbani, Shoghi Effendi. The Advent of Divine Justice. Wilmette, Illinois: Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1939.

———. God Passes By. Wilmette, IL: Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1944.

Star of the West. 14 vols. Reprinted by Oxford: George Ronald, 1978.

Stockman, Robert H. ‘Abdu’l-Bahá in America. Wilmette, Illinois: Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 2012.

———. The Bahá’í Faith in America: Origins, 1892–1900. Vol. 1. Wilmette, Illinois: Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1982.

———. The Bahá’í Faith in America: Early Expansion, 1900–1912. Vol. 2. Oxford: George Ronald, 1995.

Ward, Allan L. 239 Days: ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s Journey in America. Wilmette, Illinois: