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  • Collection: Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation: Lebanese in Vicksburg

A photograph of Mary Farris as a young woman, sitting on a stone bench in front of a painted wall.
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A photograph of a young Mary Farris (center) with two unidentified friends. Though undated, the photograph was likely taken in the 1920s in Vicksburg, MI.
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A photograph of Abe and Zelpha Farris and their daughter, Mary, standing outside in front of a stone wall.
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Caption from donor: "Abe Farris, Jim Angelo’s grandfather." The photograph depicts Farris standing on a sidewalk in front of a deli, an American flag in the foreground. Presumably taken in Vicksburg, Mississippi.
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Caption from donor: "Postcard of the Adriatic, the ship on which Jim Angelo’s family arrived at Ellis Island."
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Caption from donor: " Photo of Ellis Nassour’s Grocery store advertisement (around 1940)." This is a digital photograph of a reproduction of the original advertisement, which promoted Ellis M. Nassour's grocery store ("formerly Bodron's Grocery")…
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Caption from donor: " Another photo of Danny Thomas with Family/friends (in Jackson, MS)." Thomas was a Lebanese-American entertainer and philanthropist who helped found St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. In this photo, Thomas is standing in…
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Caption from donor: " Photo of Paul’s mother and family/friends with Danny Thomas (in Jackson, MS)." Thomas was a Lebanese-American entertainer and philanthropist who helped found St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. Mrs. Trebotich is holding a…
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Caption from donor: "Photo of Paul’s mother with Danny Thomas (in Jackson, MS)." Thomas was a Lebanese-American entertainer and philanthropist who helped found St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. The photograph contains a number of other…
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