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Pioneers to Sweden

Dec 31, 2020
Pioneers to Sweden cover slide

Course:  Writing Biographies and Histories: Recording Stories of People and Places (2020)
Faculty Mentor: Thelma Batchelor
Lead Faculty: Robert Stockman

Editor’s Note:  May Cummings submitted the slide show below as her final project for the above-mentioned course. May also took the course “How to Organize and Maintain a Bahá’í Archives” in 2019.

Pioneers to Sweden (PDF file)

May’s beautiful slide show contains dozens of photographs of family members, including extended family, photos of the Bahá’ís and other persons they met in their travels, newspaper clippings, and other memorabilia. Below are a few examples. There are 30 slides in all excluding the cover slide.

May's Mother, Mehri
Slide #3
May's Family visiting Germany
Slide #6
Coffee Shop where Baha'i activities were held
Slide #8
The "Eternal Garden"
Slide #30



May Cummings

May was born in Iran, grew up in Sweden and lives in Canada with her husband. She holds a Masters degree in Law from Uppsala University, Sweden and a Bachelor of Education from the University of Saskatchewan. She is a retired high school teacher.

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