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  • Tags: 1900s

A fully-searchable pdf version of the original print version of The Syrian Businses Directory.
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A photograph, printed as a postcard, of Footeena Francees and her family.

Caption from [source]: “[I can't be sure if "maternal grandmother" refers to Footeena's grandmother, although you said she never came to this country. Could it be possible…
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Handwritten autobiographical notes made by Maron Domit Barkett written in February of 1939. Some of the overlaps with the diary that Barkett kept between 1905-1915, focusing on his marriage, the birth of his children, and ending with the death of…
barkett--1939 journal_wm.pdf

Caption from Trey Matthews: "Passenger list for the S.S. Majestic, departing Chergourg, [sic] France, arriving in New York 21 Aug 1907. Listed are George and Soosan (Susie) Safy."
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From Trey Matthews: "Passport Application for George Joseph Safy dated 6 Aug 1904. Birth date listed as 4 Jan 1877 in Syria. Year of arrival listed as 1894. Witnessed by Salim B. Nofal."
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Naturalization Papers for George Joseph Safy dated 2 Nov 1903. Occupation listed as cigar dealer. Year of arrival listed as 1894, year of birth listed as Reference testimony given by Anthony M. Nofal.
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Handwritten diary entries of Maron Domit Barkett providing an account of the early years following immigration of to America, arranged chronologically by date (7 pgs). Subjects include the birth of his children, health of his family, and his search…
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