Anne Sharp at the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo
Anne Sharp, a founding member of the Toledo Muslim community, maintained the Gift Shop at the Islamic Center from its inception. The space has been repurposed to a cafe.
Children at Islamic Center of Greater Toledo Sunday School
Sunday School children of the Islamic Center.
Children at Islamic holiday event, Toledo, Ohio
Children of the community celebrating a holiday event.
Children at the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo groundbreaking
Children of the Islamic Center at its groundbreaking.
Construction inside the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo
View of construction inside the 65-foot dome, 1982-1983.
Construction of first mosque in Toledo, Ohio
The construction of the first Toledo mosque on E. Bancroft, 1953 or 1954. The mosque was one of the first ten to be constructed in the United States.
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.
First Youth Club of the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo
The first Youth Club, many of whom are still members of the Toledo community.
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.
Grand opening of first mosque in Toledo, Ohio
The grand opening of the first mosque in Toledo on E. Bancroft, 1954. That building continues to be a mosque today: Masjid al-Islam.