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  • Tags: 1940s

An American War Dads card that belonged to Philip Shehdan, son of Beshara Shehdan. Philip enlisted in the Coast Guard in 1945, as soon as he turned eighteen and graduated from high school.
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A selection of articles and clippings on the occasion of Philip Shedan's graduation from the Cathedral Latin High School in Raleigh, North Carolina. These clippings were taken from The Cathedralite, the school's publication, and include a brief…
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"Commencement Exercises of Cathedral Latin High School," the graduation ceremony program for Philip Shehdan.
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A telegram sent by Ed Rabil to Cecil Mae Bradley, who he eventually married. The telegraph, sent via Western Union from Chapel Hill to Smithfield, apologizes for Ed's absence due to class.
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"The picture you just came from was taken in front of the 6th Division Hdqtrs PX, Tsingtao, China, in December, 1945. A young lieutenant then, Joe is now a Life Member of the Tarheel Detachment.
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A postcard depicting the plane the Joe El-Khouri took from Lebanon to the United States in 1949.
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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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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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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 snapshot of Joseph and Amelia Salem standing together outdoors, both dressed in military uniform. Joe was in Army intelligence and Amelia was in the Red Cross during World War II.
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Shikrallah Doumit Farris' certificate of naturalization, issued in 1945 after his marriage to Alma Parker of Elizabethtown, North Carolina.
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