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  • Tags: 1950s

This manuscript by Aelyas Kassab is a history of the Kassab family and a biography of Aelyas' own life. It begins with Aelyas' grandfather Elyas Kassab, born in 1814, and traces the family through the nineteenth century; particular attention is paid…
Kassab, Aelyas family history_OCRWM.pdf

The envelope of a letter to Joseph Maroun El-Khouri from Albert G. Jacob postmarked September 13, 1957. In the packet of mostly Arabic letters received from Marsha El-Khouri Shiver this envelope was empty and there was one letter without an envelope.…
El-Khouri_Envelope to Joseph from Lebanon Sep13 1957_1_wm.jpg

A letter asking for donations to contribute money to the building of the American Museum of Immigration in the name of Lebanese communities. (Folder 7-9)
Khouri 7-9 Letter_wm.pdf

A letter to Joseph El-Khouri from the Secretary of the Consulate General of Lebanon giving instructions for tasks to carry out before "legalization of signature." (Folder 11-21)
Khouri 11-21 Letter_wm.pdf

Senator Hubert H. Humphrey (Minn) sends letter to Joseph El-Khouri regarding the status of the Jacob immigration case. Fred Gates requested a favor (Folder 3-5).
Khouri 3-5 Letter_wm.pdf

A card full of well wishes from the Jabaley's department store staff to Youssif (Joseph El-Khouri), the boss (Folder 1-20).
Khouri 1-20 Card_wm.pdf

A scan of Stephen Carter Rabil's birth certificate from July 14th, 1959, issued by Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield, North Carolina, and signed by the attending physicians. The back of the certificate has Stephen's footprints in blue ink.
Carter Rabil_STEPHENRABILBIRTHCERTIFICATE,1959_wm.jpg

This photograph of Rose El-Khouri (center, in white) was taken on her honeymoon to Niagara Falls.
ElKhouri_Rose_Isaac_ElKhouri_Honeymoon_Niagara_Falls1950_wm.jpg

A small (3 x 4.5 inches) pocket notebook with a leatherette cover that belonged to Joseph El-Khouri. The notebook contains handwritten notes in both English and Arabic, likely drafting a speech that Joseph gave for the Kiwanis Club in January of…
El-Khouri_joes notes on a speech_c 1959_wm.pdf

A series of letters between Joseph El-Khouri and others written February 1953 concerning a bond which he executed in the case of Youssef El-Khouri. (Folder 7-1)
Khouri 7-1 Letters_wm.pdf

Notes found in Joseph Maroun El-Khouri's pack of letters from Lebanon, 1957-1960.
El-Khouri_Note1_wm.jpg

Left to Right: Juanita Mathis Mansour, Edward Mansour, Nell Heeden Mansour, Virginia Rabil Mansour, Ernest Mansour
Mansour_Family_18.jpg

September 1953 edition of the Maronite periodical "The Maronite Review" (Folder 11-6)
Khouri 11-6 Periodical_wm.pdf

A program outlining the history of the Maronite rite, Rev. George J. Webby's biography, the First Solemn High Mass, the dinner menu, speakers, and the benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. (Folder 11-8)
Khouri 11-8 Program_wm.pdf

A photograph of Joseph Salem, standing outside in his United States Army uniform.
Salem_JoeinUniform_July1950.jpg

A typewritten letter from the Smithfield Chamber of Commerce requesting feedback with responding handwritten notes from Ed Rabil, Jr. The original letter was sent on January 7, 1950; Ed Rabil's reply is undated.
Carter Rabil_-¬1950,CHAMBERRABIL_wm.jpg

A copy of the letter describing Joe Salem's appointment to the position of Major in the Army Reserves.
Salem_Joseph_Ramon_Salem_Army_Certificate1.jpg

A photograph of Carolyn Monsour and Nicholas Dorroll, standing at the alter on their wedding day. Also pictured are two unidentified members of their wedding party.
CarolynDorrollWedding_wm.jpg

A photograph of James Ellis Monsour walking his daughter Carolyn down the aisle at her wedding to Nicholas Dorroll. A number of unidentified guests are also pictured.
CarolynDorrollWithFatherAtWedding-wm.jpg
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