1956 : USA Visit

1956 ; Meher Center, Mrytle Beach, SC. Image captured & edited by Anthony Zois
1956 ; Meher Center, Mrytle Beach, SC. Image captured & edited by Anthony Zois

Visit Synopsis :

 

Arrives in New York City from India & Europe ; Friday 20th. July

Departs New York ; Tuesday 24th July at 8 am.

Plane has a quick stop in Richmond, Virginia.

Arrives at Wilmington, North Carolina at 10:35 am.

Travels by car to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina - arrives at Midday.

Departs Myrtle Beach ; Monday 30th July about 10 am.

Driven to Wilmington Airport, arrives 11:30 am.

Departs by plane for Washington, DC. at 1:10 pm.

Arrived in Washington, DC. at 3:45 pm.

Departs Washington DC. by plane for Los Angeles, California at 10:20 pm.

Arrives in Dallas, Texas for hour an hour. Baba exited the plane briefly.

Arrived in Los Angeles Airport, CA. Tuesday 31st July at 5:50 am.

Drove to Meher Mount, Ojai, CA. Thursday 2nd August in the morning.

Returned to Los Angeles in the evening.

Departed for San Francisco by plane Friday, 3rd August at 9 am.

Arrived in San Francisco Airport, California at 11 am.

Departed for Australia by plane ; Tuesday 7th August at 11 am.

New York City, NY.

20th July, 1956

Meher Baba with Eruch Jessawala seated in the Florsheim's car at Idlewild Airport, New York having just arrived from India & Europe. Image captured by Anthony Zois from a film by Sufism Reoriented.
Meher Baba with Eruch Jessawala seated in the Florsheim's car at Idlewild Airport, New York having just arrived from India & Europe. Image captured by Anthony Zois from a film by Sufism Reoriented.
1956 : Meher Baba at the Delmonico Hotel, New York City. Image captured by Anthony Zois from a film by Sufism Reoriented.
1956 : Meher Baba at the Delmonico Hotel, New York City. Image captured by Anthony Zois from a film by Sufism Reoriented.

22nd July 1956

1956 ; Meher Baba at the reception for him at the Longchamps Restaurant, New York.
1956 ; Meher Baba at the reception for him at the Longchamps Restaurant, New York.

Flight : Newark, NY to Richmond, Virginia

& Wilmington Airport, NC.

24 July 1956

Meher Baba on board the plane flying from New York to Wilmington, Nth Carolina, the nearest airport then to Myrtle Beach, SC. Image captured by Anthony Zois from a film by Sufism Reoriented.
Meher Baba on board the plane flying from New York to Wilmington, Nth Carolina, the nearest airport then to Myrtle Beach, SC. Image captured by Anthony Zois from a film by Sufism Reoriented.

Wilmington Airport, NC.

On the beach at Myrtle Beach, SC.

Meher Baba on Center Beach ( Arcadia Beach ) at Myrtle Beach, Sc. Eruch Jessawala holding the umbrella and Lud Dimpfl looking on.  Meherjee Karkaria standing behind.  Image captured by Anthony Zois from a film by Sufism Reoriented.
Meher Baba on Center Beach ( Arcadia Beach ) at Myrtle Beach, Sc. Eruch Jessawala holding the umbrella and Lud Dimpfl looking on. Meherjee Karkaria standing behind. Image captured by Anthony Zois from a film by Sufism Reoriented.

Visit to Brookgreen Gardens, near Myrtle Beach, SC.

28th July 1956

  Image captured by Anthony Zois from a film by Sufism Reoriented.
Image captured by Anthony Zois from a film by Sufism Reoriented.

Flight : Wilmington NC. to Washington DC.

July 30th, 1956

Meher Baba and his entourage boarding the flight  ( 320 ) from Wilmington NC to Washington DC. Image captured by Anthony Zois from a film by Sufism Reoriented.
Meher Baba and his entourage boarding the flight ( 320 ) from Wilmington NC to Washington DC. Image captured by Anthony Zois from a film by Sufism Reoriented.

Washington, DC.

Meher Baba walking to the terminal at Washington, DC. Image captured by Anthony Zois from a film by Sufism Reoriented.
Meher Baba walking to the terminal at Washington, DC. Image captured by Anthony Zois from a film by Sufism Reoriented.
Meher Baba standing outside Mashida Ivy Duce's home in Washington DC. Image captured and cropped by Anthony Zois from a film by Sufism Reoriented.
Meher Baba standing outside Mashida Ivy Duce's home in Washington DC. Image captured and cropped by Anthony Zois from a film by Sufism Reoriented.

Flight : Washington DC to Dallas, TX. & Los Angeles, CA.

July 30th, 1956

Los Angeles,  CA.

31st July, 1956

31st July 1956 , Press interview at the Roosevelt Hotel, Los Angeles, California
31st July 1956 , Press interview at the Roosevelt Hotel, Los Angeles, California

Meher Mount, Ojai, CA.

2nd August, 1956

1956 ; Meher Baba on the Meher Mount property with Agnes Baron and Adi K. Irani and others.  Image captured by Anthony Zois from a film by Sufism Reoriented.
1956 ; Meher Baba on the Meher Mount property with Agnes Baron and Adi K. Irani and others. Image captured by Anthony Zois from a film by Sufism Reoriented.

San Francisco, CA.

3rd August, 1956

1956 ;  Meher Baba with his entourage at San Francisco Airport.  Image captured by Anthony Zois from a film by Sufism Reoriented.
1956 ; Meher Baba with his entourage at San Francisco Airport. Image captured by Anthony Zois from a film by Sufism Reoriented.

Flight : San Francisco to Sydney, Australia

7th August, 1956

Meher Baba's plane, the Boeing 377 Strato-cruiser preparing to take off from San Francisco's airport to Fly to Honolulu. Image captured by Anthony Zois from a film by Sufism Reoriented.
Meher Baba's plane, the Boeing 377 Strato-cruiser preparing to take off from San Francisco's airport to Fly to Honolulu. Image captured by Anthony Zois from a film by Sufism Reoriented.