A Sprint Down Memory Lane
Slide presentation on the history of women's track and field and cross-country running at Bowling Green State University, primarily during the period in which women's collegiate athletics were governed by the Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (AIAW). The slides were prepared for a…
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.
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.
Group at dedication of first mosque in Toledo, Ohio
Group at the dedication of the E. Bancroft mosque, 1955.
Prayer room at first mosque in Toledo, Ohio
View of the prayer room at the E. Bancroft mosque with its fabulous lights and varied carpets.
Islamic Center of Greater Toledo Building Project Working Group
Building Project Working Group, October 1980.
Children at the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo groundbreaking
Children of the Islamic Center at its groundbreaking.
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.
Construction inside the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo
View of construction inside the 65-foot dome, 1982-1983.
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.
O.B. Olive at his place of business in Toledo, Ohio
Mr. O.B. Olive, a founding member of the Toledo Muslim community, at his place of business.