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Maulana Abdul Haq Vidyarthi in Suriname
on his visits in 1954, 1956 or 1959

Caption on reverse of photo below reads:
Head Mosque “Yama”, Keizecstraat 88, Paramaribo, Suriname
Molvi Saboerali Wazir

Suriname


Caption on reverse of photograph below reads: SIV Hall and lecture for ladies
(SIV stands for Surinaamse Islamitische Vereniging
or Suriname Islamic Association.)

Hall and lecture


Photograph below taken in Nickerie, probably during the 1956 visit.

Suriname


Caption on reverse of the photograph below reads: Maulana Sahib leaving the SIV, 2nd trip.
(
SIV stands for Surinaamse Islamitische Vereniging or Suriname Islamic Association.)

SIV


Photograph below was found at a barber’s shop in Paramaribo in June 2013

Photograph of barber’s shop where the above photograph was found in a display case (taken May 2014)

Izaak's barber shop


Caption on reverse of photograph below reads: Eid namaaz (prayers) in the SIV mosque, 10-4-59.

Eid prayer


The following two photographs were printed in the Urdu monthly, ‘Ruh-i Islam’, Lahore, December 1957 issue. It was a magazine run by members of the Lahore Ahmadiyya Jama‘at, and Maulana Abdul Haq Vidyarthi was its honorary editor. They are displayed below along with the Urdu captions that appeared with them. The quality of these photos is not good due to the reproduction standard of the magazine.

The caption above says that this was the audience in a cinema listening to a lecture by the Maulana.

The caption above says that these are four black people and six Dutch people who accepted Islam at the hands of the Maulana.