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Vol. 1 no. 11 of The Syrian World published May 1927. Opens with an article by S.A.M. (Salloum Antoun Mokarzel) on the Religious Problems in the East. The next two writings focus on Lebanon one is an article that discusses the beauty of Beirut and…
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Vol. 1 No. 10 of The Syrian World published April 1927. Opens with an article by Dr. Philip K. Hitti on famed Italian writer Dante and the Arabic sources he no doubt used in his Commedia, the article is followed by illustrations of the book. Since…
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Vol. 1 No. 09 of The Syrian World published March 1927. The issue opens with an article about the Beyrouth Museum by Count Philip de Terrazi, this article also features a number of photos of various artifacts from the museum. Next is a letter from…
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Vol. 1 No. 08 of The Syrian World published February 1927. This issue opens with an article discussing the archaeological finds of the Hittite Empire, by Dr. Philip K, Hitti. That article is followed by another travel journal entry by Ameen Rihani.…
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Vol. 1 No. 07 of The Syrian World published January 1927. Issue opens with a travel journal entry by Ameen Rihani. This is followed by an article by the editor that discusses Christianity in the near east (Syria), and a treaty that was signed on…
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Vol. 1 No. 06 of The Syrian World published December 1926 is focused around Christmas. It opens with an article discussing The Spirit of Christmas and is followed by a poem by Kahlil Gibran. Overall this issue focuses on what Christmas is like for…
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Vol. 1 No. 05 of The Syrian World published November 1926 opens with a story discussing Syrians and how they have established themselves as successful traders and merchants. In further discussion of Syrian history there is an article discussing…
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Vol. 1 No. 04 of The Syrian World, published October 1926 opens with an article about Near East Relief in Syria by Charles V. Vickrey. Many of the articles in this issue focus on how the west has contributed to different aspects of life for Syrians…
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Vol. 1 No. 03 of The Syrian World, published September 1926 opens with an article by Prof. Philip K. Hitti of Princeton and his discussion of the historic significance of Nahr Al-Kalb (Dog River) a river in Lebanon. This issue includes several…
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Vol. 1 No. 02 of The Syrian World, published August 1926. This issue begins with an article by Dr. Bayard Dodge discussing the importance of education for uniting Syria, building up its economy, and reforming the living conditions. The next two…
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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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