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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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A promise of employment certificate for Joseph Shaheen, employed as a doffer for Washington Mills.
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A handwritten letter in Arabic. Confirm birthdate of Youssef son of Abdullah alSabbah on December 25, 1897, age (16). Written by Father Khouri Youhanna alNadaf on July 16, 1914.
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An immigration record, a prepaid ticket good for one year, for Nazrah Samia created on February 16, 1914. It shows Nazra's passage from Beirut, Syria to Lawrence, Massachusetts arriving on February 16, 1914. The cost of the journey is listed as…
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An immigration record, a prepaid ticket good for one year, for Gamelia Samia, issued on February 16, 1914. It shows passage from Beirut, Syria to Lawrence, Massachusetts. It lists Gamelia's age as 17. It was stamped by A.R. Saunders Insurance at 362…
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An Arabic letter handwritten FR. Basila Nahas on November 28, 1914. It confirms the birthdate of Annie alRaei on August 15, 1897, age (17). A stamp at the top indicates that it was written by the pastor of St. Joseph's Church in Lawrence,…
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A school record for Annie O'Hanian created on May 13, 1914. It indicates that she was born April 7, 1899 and residence at 57 Oak St. The record lists information about her studies at the Special School in Lawrence, Massachusetts. It lists her…
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A promise of employment for Annie O'Hanian, promising her employment as a doffer in Washington Mills. Signed by Stephen Gillian on May 15, 1914.
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A writing sample proving that Annie O'Hanian can read, write, and speak English well. Signed by Anna A. Murphy, a teacher at the Special School on May 13, 1914.
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Contract for transportation by sea for Abraham Nemir who was 18, issued on April 4, 1914. He was travelling to Lawrence, MA on the Rochambeau. He was from Vadi Dayer, Syria, and was a farmer [cultivateur].
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An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Boutrus Rael on February 15, 1914. It confirms the baptism of Najeeb Youssef Nassif on July 1, 1898.
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An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Elias (last name not clear) on January 8, 1914. It confirms the baptism of Abduallah son of Naoum Yezbek on January 3, 1897.
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A birth certificate, issued by the State of Connecticut Department of Health, certifying that Josephine Mallouf was born March 15, 1914 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. It lists the father's name as Moses Mallouf and mother's name as Sara Mallouf.
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A physician's certificate of age confirming that Charlie Kalil was at least 16 years of age at the time it was filled out, on March 12, 1914. It provides his date of birth, April 15, 1894, and residence, 397 Chestnut St.
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A letter, witten by A. R. Saunders, Insurance Agent for French Line and addressed by Bernard M. Sheridan, Superintendant of schools in Lawrence, MA, on February 6, 1914. It certifies that Martha Hajjar purchased a ticket for the French Line on June…
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A handwritten letter in both Arabic and French. It was written by Father Khouri Youssef (Joseph) Chebli el-Hachem from Acoura, Mount Lebanon, on February 8, 1914 to confirm the birthdate of Lamyaa the daughter of Jirjis Youssef on December 15, 1896…
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Contract for transportation by sea by the Transatlantic General Company out of Marseille issued on April 4,1914. Sabooha F. Hatem was 33 year old Syrian woman and was travelling to New York with three children: Habib, who was 17, and Elase and Najle…
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A letter, written by Nellie Choate of Arlington Mills, on February 14, 1914. It listing the work history of Chekir Hanna, of 295 Oak St. It indicates that they received his "pink card of illiteracy" on October 28, 1912, and that his birthdate on…
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An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Boutrus al Haj Boutrus on July 20, 1909. It confirms baptism of George Youssef Abdullah on October 10, 1893. His godfather was uncle (father side) Melhem Abduallah Mansour, and his godmother was the wife…
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An Arabic letter handwritten by FR. Basile Nahas on March 4, 1914. It confirms the birthdate of (name not clear) the daughter of George Francis on March 20, 1897.
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