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The dawning place : the building of a temple, the forging of the North American Bahá'í community

Author: Bruce W Whitmore
Publisher: Wilmette, Ill. : Bahá'í Pub. Trust, ©1984.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Whitmore, Bruce W., 1944-
Dawning place.
Wilmette, Ill. ; Bahá'í Pub. Trust, ©1984
(OCoLC)741474729
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce W Whitmore
ISBN: 0877431922 9780877431923 0877431930 9780877431930
OCLC Number: 10208318
Description: xi, 331 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue --
The Baha'i faith comes to America --
Mother of the temple --
Corinne True goes to Akka --
The search --
Nettie Tobin's stone --
Birth of the Bahai Temple Unity --
The ceremony --
The first long wait --
The quest for a design --
Day of decision --
The agony of victory --
The second long wait --
Skyward --
The master craftsman --
The temple's beauty emerges --
The fame of the temple spreads --
The final years --
The dedication --
Epilogue --
Appendices. The Baha'i faith ; Ashkhabad, the city of love.
Responsibility: by Bruce W. Whitmore.

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A book for the Ages

by nonpartisan (WorldCat user published 2010-09-04) Very Good Permalink

If you need facts, figures, dates, names, places, and all the best stories about the inspiration, dedication and construction of the Baha'i House of Worship in Wilmette, this is your bible.  Bruce Whitmore was the Administrator for the Baha'i House of Worship for many years, and spent much of...
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