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  • Tags: 1960s

A pamphlet for the golden jubilee celebration of the Young Men of Deir El-Kamar and Suburbs society, held on November 1, 1964. The society was founded in 1914 in Lawrence, Massachusetts, by people who had immigrated from the Deir al-Qamar area of…
deirelkamar_OCR.pdf

Caption from donor: " Another photo of Danny Thomas with Family/friends (in Jackson, MS)." Thomas was a Lebanese-American entertainer and philanthropist who helped found St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. In this photo, Thomas is standing in…
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Caption from donor: " Photo of Paul’s mother and family/friends with Danny Thomas (in Jackson, MS)." Thomas was a Lebanese-American entertainer and philanthropist who helped found St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. Mrs. Trebotich is holding a…
Danny Thomas 2_wm.jpg

Caption from donor: "Photo of Paul’s mother with Danny Thomas (in Jackson, MS)." Thomas was a Lebanese-American entertainer and philanthropist who helped found St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. The photograph contains a number of other…
Danny Thomas 1_wm.jpg

Newspaper article from August 27 1964 about the death and funeral of Shikrallah Farris. Farris died from a sudden heart attack on August 21, 1964. The article provides a photograph of Farris, a brief biography of Farris, an account of his surviving…
1964_Findlen_Bladen Journal_August 27_S.D. Findle Death announcement.jpg

A portrait of five unidentified girls, ranging in age from childhood to adolescence. The girls are likely members of the Parker family or related to them in some manner; perhaps grandchildren of Sam and Helen Parker.
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A portrait of five unidentified boys, ranging in age from childhood to adolescence. The boys are likely members of the Parker family or related to them in some manner; perhaps grandchildren of Sam and Helen Parker.
Findlen_portraits of unidentified boys_wm.jpg

This book was published in English to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Al-Hoda newspaper. It is a narrative history of the paper, its founders Naoum and Salloum Mokarzel, the independence movement and formation of Lebanon, and early 20th-century…
1968-al-hoda-book cover.jpg

A 1962 issue of The Cherokee Scout. Includes an advertisement for Jabaley's Department store. (Folder 13-12)
Khouri 13-12 Newspaper_wm_fixed.pdf

Clippings from an issue The Andrews Journal related to Joseph El-Khouri. Included is a photo of Khouri's department store, an advertisement for local shops including Khouri's, and a small article about a Lions Club meeting. (Folder 13-8)
Khouri 13-8 Articles_wm.pdf

"How-to" guide to implementing the goals of the Pastoral Council (Folder 4-15).
Khouri 4-15 Agenda_wm.tif

Another version of the Diocese of Charlotte Pastoral Council's constitution (Folder 4-13).
Khouri 4-13 Constitution_wm.pdf

The Constitution of the Diocese of Charlotte's Pastoral Council includes various rules and statutes to guide the council, its organization, and its functions (Folder 4-12).
Khouri 4-12 Constitution_wm.pdf

Copy of the letter sent to Victor Ventre, the Lions Club Youth Exchange Chairman in Paris, regarding the American student to be sent there. The letter, written by Daniel Torres, is in multiple languages and was also sent to Eros W. Pitts, Joseph…
Khouri 3-15 letter_wm.pdf

T.J. Coleman, Regional Director for the Postal Service, writes an obituary for George C. Najour, Deputy Regional Director, who died suddenly of a heart attack (Folder 3-10).
Khouri 3-10 Obituary_wm.tif

Talmage S. Baggett, Secretary of the Godwin Lions Club, asks Joseph El-Khouri for more information regarding the exchange student assigned to their club (Folder 3-9).
Khouri 3-9 Message_wm.tif

Envelope holds room reservations for Joseph and Rose El-Khouri at the Envoy Motel in Washington, D.C. presumably for the 1965 inauguration, tickets of which are also included in the envelope (Folder 3-6).
Khouri 3-6 Letter_wm.pdf

Another snowy photo from the El-Khouri living room of their street (Folder 2-25).
Khouri 2-25 Photo_wm.tif

Photograph of the El-Khouri's street facing the mountains from the living room. There is snow on the ground (Folder 2-24).
Khouri 2-24 Photo_wm.tif
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