Children at Islamic holiday event, Toledo, Ohio
Children of the community celebrating a holiday event.
Muslim community picnic, Toledo, Ohio
The Muslims of Toledo often held community picnics at area parks.
First Youth Club of the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo
The first Youth Club, many of whom are still members of the Toledo community.
Muslim dance group at Toledo International Festival
One of our ethnic dance groups at the Toledo International Festival.
Toledo International Festival parade
The parade before the International Festival that used to be held at the Toledo Sports Arena on Main Street.
Eid celebration at Islamic Center of Greater Toledo site
After purchasing the Perrysburg Township property in 1978, Eid was celebrated on the land and prayers were held outside. It was, and still is, a beautiful day.
O.B. Olive at his place of business in Toledo, Ohio
Mr. O.B. Olive (left), a founding member of the Toledo Muslim community, at his place of business.
Grand opening and ribbon-cutting of Islamic Center of Greater Toledo
The grand opening and ribbon-cutting of the Islamic Center, October 22, 1983. It was a spectacular and exciting event.
Construction inside the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo
View of construction inside the 65-foot dome, 1982-1983.
Placement of original dome on Islamic Center of Greater Toledo
Workers place the original dome on the Islamic Center while community members look on, 1983. The original dome, made of plaster, concrete, and Styrofoam, was replaced by an 18,000-pound gold-painted aluminum dome in 2004.