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A souvenir book produced for the 1955 Golden Jubilee of St. Joseph's Church, the Melkite Church in Lawrence, Massachusetts, and the first Melkite Church established in the United States. The book includes photographs of leaders of the church and…
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A commemorative booklet created to honor the 50th anniversary of Archimandrite Peter Abouzeid, B.S. and his service to the Melkite Church. After servinga s a missionary in various places, including New Zealand, Father Peter came to Lawrence,…
1957_StJosSacerdotalJubilee_OCR.pdf

An immigration record for Mansoar Zine, produced on September 19, 1921. It was was produced at Ellis Island, sent to the Lawrence, Massachusetts Superintendent of School, and signed by Chief Clerk A.F. Sherman. It certifies that Zine arrived in the…
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Two school records for Victoria Zarzour produced on September 25, 1945. It indicates her birthdate as October 29, 1930 and residence at 319 Lowell St. It lists information about her studies at Lawrence High School and lists her mother's name as Sarah…
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A birth certificate issued on November 5, 1930 by the City of Cleveland Bureau of Vital Statistics, certifying that Victoria Nostas Zarzour was born on October 29, 1930 in Cleveland to Ablon S. Zarzour and Sarah Hamsay Zarzour.
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A certificate in Turkish (Ottoman). ID Certificate/record, year of birth 1895, Halab, Syria. Issued in 1907.
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A physician's certificate of age for George Yesbick, issued on April 3, 1923 and certifying his birth on March 13, 1907.
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A baptism certificate from St. Mary's Church in Lawrence, Massachusetts, certifying that Elizabeth Yazbek, daughter of Abdella Yazek and Julia Abila was born on February 15, 1914 and baptized May 25, 1914.
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An immigration record for Abdulla Woysouf issued on December 30, 1911 in Marseille, France. It lists his age as 16 and his destination as Lawrence, Massachusetts. Handwritten on the bottom is a pencil notation that reads "Card [ill.] 1-19-12 Joseph…
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A baptismal record for Nicholas Wakeen issued on July 20, 1917, certifying his date of birth as July 3, 1906 and date of baptism as July 14, 1906. It lists his father's name as Peter Wakeen and mothers names as Zanee Assad Wakeen and their address as…
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A handwritten letter in Arabic. Confirm age of Tanious son of Jirjis (16). Written by Father Khouri Boutrus Kafinany on June 22, 1913.
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An immigration record for Nahas Wadik. This immigration record was produced at Ellis Island on November 25, 1912, sent to Bernard M. Sheridan, Superintendent of schools in Lawrence, MA, and signed by Acting Commissioner Byron Hall. It certifies that…
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An immigration record for Amin Vagibey This immigration record was produced at Ellis Island on August 10, 1911, sent to Bernard M. Sheridan, Superintendent of schools in Lawrence, MA, and signed by Acting Commissioner Byron Hall. It certifies that…
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A record certifying that Najieb Joseph was born in August of 1896 in Syria and was 19 years 2 months old when the form was filled out by his father, Joseph [Psherda?].
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A handwritten letter in Arabic and English. Writen by Rev. Peter Serrill it certifies that Najieb Usef was born on December 25, 1895. age (17).
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A baptismal record certifying that Tufic B. John was born August 9, 1906 and baptized on September 11, 1906. It lists his father's name as Peter John and mother's name as Masowda B. John and their address as 377 Elm St. Tufic's godfather is listed as…
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An application for employment certificate for Abraham Tonses to work at the Washington Mills created on December 9, 1912. It lists his address as 370 Common St. and birth date as February 15, 1894.
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This immigration record was produced at Ellis Island on January 4, 1913, signed by Acting Commissioner Byron Hall, and sent to Abraham Tanous, c/o Bistany, at 39 Valley St., Lawrence, MA. It certifies that Ibraham Tonses arrived in the United States…
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This immigration record was produced at Ellis Island on January 6, 1912, sent to Bernard M. Sheridan, Superintendent of schools in Lawrence, MA, and signed by Acting Commissioner Byron Hall. It certifies that Malsina Tilfly arrived in the United…
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A handwritten letter in Arabic. Confirm baptism of Tannous Shaheen Touma on April 19, 1894 by Father Khouri Youhanna Barakat. Written by Father Khouri Nematallah on September 25, 1909.
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