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  • Tags: 1940s

A photograph of nineteen-year-old Joseph El-Khouri (center), sitting between two unidentified young men, likely his brothers or friends.
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A group of men posed on outside in Kour, Batroun, Lebanon, identified only as brothers and friends of Joseph El-Khouri.
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Joseph El-Khouri posing in front of a large cedar in Lebanon.
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Unidentified friends or relatives of Joeseph El-Khouri pose in front of a cedar. Also in the background is a bus and other vehicles. Though location is unidentified, the photograph was perhaps taken during a trip to Ba'albek that Joseph went on with…
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An unidentified young man, likely a friend or relative of Joseph El-Khouri, stands in front of columns at Ba'albek. Ba'albek is a significant archaeological site in Lebanon containing Phoenician ruins.
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A photograph (damaged) of the cedars of Lebanon. The date of the photograph is unknown, but it was likely taken prior to Joseph El-Khouri's immigration to the United States in 1949.
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Sister Victorine El-Khouri and cousin in Lebanon.
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A photograph of Rev. Joseph Michael Maroun El-Khouri, father of Joe El-Khouri, seated in front of his house. Two unidentified men crouch on the bottom right of the photograph.
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Facsimile of a portion of two documents presented to Mitchell Baddour, who was honorably discharged by the U.S. Navy in March 1946.
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caption: "U.S. Navy Landing Craft Aboard U.S. Navy LST [Note: Landing Ship, Tank]"

A photograph taken by Mitchell Baddour during his time serving in the US Navy.
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A photograph of a U.S. Navy Land Craft taken by Mitchell Baddour during his time serving in the US Navy.
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A portrait of George Victor Safy, son of George Joseph and Susie Safy. Though undated, the photograph was likely taken when Victor was a young man, circa 1944.
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From Trey Matthews: "Joseph Safy, son of George Joseph and Susie Safy. Joseph was killed in action when his plane was shot down over Germany during WWII on 9 Sep 1944. He was interred in Lorraine American Cemetery in France."
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From Trey Matthews: "Wedding announcement for Alice Eugene Safy - Kingsport Times-News, 4 Aug 1946, p 4B. Alice is the daughter of Joseph and Susie Safy."

Safy married Frank Milton Lewis.
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Caption from Trey Matthews: "Victor and Joseph with uncle. This is Victor and Joseph Safy, sons of Joseph and Susie Safy. They are pictured with their uncle Majeed Safy. Majeed is the brother of their mother, Susie."
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