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Joe Salem's certificate of transfer to the Retired Reserve, created on July 1, 1963. Joseph Salem had reached the rank of Major.
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Article discussing the Andrews, North Carolina 4th of July Celebration. The piece notes the Jabaley's Department Store float by Joe (Joseph Maroun) El-Khouri depicting the Lebanese Flag and ridden by five of his children.
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An article about the NC Lions Clubs donating money to assist CARE (an organization which Joseph El-Khouri was district chairman) purchase supplies to aid Arab refugees. (Folder 12-5)
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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…
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Winter 1967 or 1968; -on the snow in Lebanon
Grandmother to far right (with head scarf, in her 50s), mom, holding sister, father, brother in front, then aunt-father’s sister, and Narges is on bottom left. They were visiting Beruit, but needed to…
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"How-to" guide to implementing the goals of the Pastoral Council (Folder 4-15).
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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…
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A snapshot of Amelia and Joseph Salem, sitting together indoors.
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A group photograph of Raja Khalifah's 1962 graduating class from the American University of Beirut.
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A scrapbook of publicity clippings, created by Norman Hartman during his time as publicity chairman of Andrews Lions Club District 31-A. In addition to articles about the activities of the Lions Club during these years, the scrabook includes articles…
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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…
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An article, published in the Smithfield Herald, profiling Robert Rabil. Rabil, a former track star for Smithfield High School, won the 1969 Football Forecast Contest put on by the newspaper, and with it tickets to the Orange Bowl game in Miami,…
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A photograph of unknown individuals outside of a train, taken during a 1966 El-Khouri family trip to ride the Bear Creek Junction Railroad in western North Carolina.
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A photograph taken during a 1966 El-Khouri family trip to ride the Bear Creek Junction Railroad in western North Carolina.
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A photograph taken during a 1966 El-Khouri family trip to ride the Bear Creek Junction Railroad in western North Carolina.
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A photograph of Beshara and Serina Shehdan standing outside of a car. Though undated, this photograph was likely taken in the 1960s.
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Charlie Abed, about age 4-5. Though unidentified, the other individuals in the photograph are likely Charlie's mother and two of his siblings, probably photographed in Nigeria, where Charlie spent his early childhood.
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