Yogananda began a series of lectures and classes in Rochester, New York at the Lyceum Theater. He also met George Eastman, the inventor of Kodak camera, and received a camera as a gift.
The first meeting of the Yogoda Satsanga St. Paul Center was held at the St. Francis Hotel. It was formed under the leadership of Mr. George A. Young with Mr. M. R. Keith, a prominent St. Paul attorney as president.