The Culture of Things: An Iranian Family in Maine

Year 2002

Creator Jones Franzel

Contributor Annie Tselikis

Story type Writing

Town Gorham

County Cumberland


Jones Franzel highlights the lives of Iranians who escaped Iran because they practice Baha'ism. Franzel discusses how Iranians who practiced Baha'ism lived as a persecuted minority in Iran and how coming to the United States offered them opportunities to live their lives.

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