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A scan of Alma Parker's birth certificate. Alma was born on January 31, 1917 and the certificate was issued on August 7, 1975 in Edgecombe County.
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Dr. Kalil Assaf Bishara was a Lebanese-American pastor and intellectual. He was born in May 1878 and immigrated from modern-day Lebanon to the United States in 1898. He was naturalized in 1908. Bishara was well-educated:  prior to immigration, he…
1914_Bishara_Origin of the Modern Syrian.pdf

Vol. 1 no. 11 of al-Majalla al-Tijarriya contains articles on the economic impact of World War I; a contribution from Halim Dammous about the history of the Hejaz Railway; and an overview of railroads in Syria. The issue contains translations of…
SACMV1_191911wm.pdf

Vol. 1 no. 10 of al-Majalla al-Tijarriya contains several articles focused on the economic impact of World War I and America’s role in European reconstruction; a profile of the Guaranty Trust Company of New York; a history of the Arabic-language…
SACMV1_191910wm.pdf

Vol. 1 no. 8 of al-Majalla al-Tijarriya has articles on business ethics; the economic impact of World War I; and part one of a historical article by Dr. Philip Hitti on Syrian merchants trading with the city-state of Genoa in the twelfth century.…
SACMV1_191908wm.pdf

Vol. 1 no. 5 of al-Majalla al-Tijarriya contains articles on inflation of European currency; the formation of the American Foreign Trade Corporation; the role of New York City in global finance; an article about business ethics; a survey of the…
SACMV1_191905wm.pdf

Vol. 1 no. 3 of al-Majalla al-Tijarriya. This issue contains several articles about the impact of World War I on the economy, including a report on German's reentry to the world market by Trade Commissioner Norman L. Anderson. It also includes a…
SACMV1_191903wm.pdf

The Syrian Soldier in Three Wars, or al-Jundi al-Suri fi Thalath Horoub, includes the memoirs of Gabriel Ward. Ward was a Syrian-American who enlisted in the US Army and fought in the Spanish-American War in Cuba, in the Philippines War and in WWI.…
syr-sol-ward_1919_wm_OCR_sm.pdf

The History of the United States and the History of Syrian Emigration by Basil M. Kherbawi. Though split into two files here for readers' convenience, the two were published as one volume, in Arabic for immigrant readers, in 1913. Kherbawi was the…
history of the united states_wm_red.pdf

The baptism certificate for Margaret (Peggy) Domit Moses, signed by the pastor, with the names of her family and sponsors.
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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
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