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  • Tags: 1950s

An article about the difficulty faced by Joseph El-Khouri when he attempted to call his family in Lebanon, likely due to the 1958 Lebanon crisis. (Folder 12-3)
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A photo of ladies at Mrs. Malik's tea party. Mary Mokarzel hosted the tea party for Eva Malik in her New York apartment. Mary is standing third from the left in the front row. (Folder 2-1-5-8)
Mokarzel 2-1-5-8 Women_wm.tif

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

A booklet commemorating the 50th anniversary of St. Anthony Maronite Church in Lawrence, Massachusetts. The book begins with letters of congratulations from various high-ranking members of the Catholic church accompanied by photographs of these…
STANTHONY50OCR.pdf

A photograph of Ramiz Al-Shakar and Isabelle Maalouf, the parents of Bearta Al-Chacar Powell, on their wedding day.
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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.
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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.
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A photo of people gathered at a cocktail party in the Al-Hoda Press building. The caption on the back reads "Cocktail Party...for C. Macari (Prominent in Mexico)...in Papa's [building]." (Folder 2-1-5-17)
Mokarzel 2-1-5-17 Cocktail_wm.tif

A copy of a letter from Salloum Mokarzel to Mary Mokarzel concerning her travels and his health. (Folder 2-2-2-3)
Mokarzel 2-2-2-3 Letter_wm.tif

A photograph taken at an El-Khouri family dinner. Most of the individuals are unidentified, but Rose El-Khouri is sitting at the head of the table. Though the date is unknown, the photograph was likely taken in the 1950s.
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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

Frank Habit and his new bride cutting the cake at the reception after their wedding.
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A portrait of Pat and Fred Saleeby on their wedding day, seated on the ground together on Pat's spread-out wedding gown. Fred is dressed in his United States Military uniform.
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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

John, Frank and Vivian Craddock Habit, Nov. 11, 1951 standing across from Saint Anne Catholic Church after Franklin Hanna Habit's wedding.
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This regular 8 reel was generously donated by Marsha Shiver who received the movie from her, Joseph El-Khouri. This video includes panoramas of cityscapes in Lebanon, footage from a moving car, scenes of the El-Khouri children, and crowds of…
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This regular 8 reel was generously donated by Marsha Shiver who received the movie from her, Joseph El-Khouri. The video was taken in Lebanon in the mid-1950s. This video includes scenes of the extended El-Khouri family members, including a group of…
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