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A typed document written by one of Alma Farris' grandchildren, Lee Anne. It contains some of her childhood memories of spending time with her "Sitho" (grandmother) in Elizabethtown, North Carolina.
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A typed document written by one of Alma Farris' grandchildren, Kathryn. It contains some of her childhood memories of spending time with her "Sitho" (grandmother) in Elizabethtown, North Carolina.
Findelin_KA and Sithowm.pdf

An article from the Fayetteville Observer announcing the closure of Alma Farris' Farris Department Store upon her retirement at the age of 90. The second part of the article is not included. This clipping includes a photograph of Alma in her store…
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An article published in The Bladen Journal announcing the retirement of Alma Parker Farris and the closing of the Farris Department Store. The article contains a photograph of Alma and a description of her impact on Elizabethtown.
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The 2008 Historic Mooresville Calendar, which featured archival photographs from Mooresville's history. The month of November was sponsored by John Mack & Sons Department Store and includes photographs of the family and the business.
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A program printed in honor of the Diamond Anniversary celebration of John Mack & Son Department store in Mooresville, North Carolina. The program contains photographs from the store's 75 continuous years of operation and includes an early history of…
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Photograph depicting a Christmas float decorated with a Christmas tree in the 1966 Andrews, North Carolina Christmas Parade.
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Photograph of a Christmas float decorated in a Christmas toy theme, taken in 1966.
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Photograph of a Christmas float in a 1966 parade, children laying in a bed with stockings hung for Santa Claus in Andrews, North Carolina.
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Photograph depicting a Nativity Scene Christmas float in the 1966 Andrews, North Carolina Christmas parade.
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Photograph of Santa Claus in front of the Jabaley Department Store in a decorated convertible for the 1966 Christmas parade in Andrews, North Carolina.
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Gift box from the Khouri's department store, previously the Jabaley's Department Store, displaying a phone number (321 - 5617) and city location (Andrews, N.C.).
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Woman riding on a corvette during a 1966 Christmas Parade in front of Jabaley's Department Store in Andrews, North Carolina.
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The Jabaley Department Store float in the Andrews Fourth of July parade, with two of the El-Khouri girls visible on the float and unidentified citizens in the background.
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An interior photograph of Joseph El-Khouri working in Jabaley's Department Store with four unidentified clerks. The store belonged to Rose Isaac El-Khouri's relatives and managed by Joseph El-Khouri. Joseph purchased the business in 1965, renaming it…
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An interior photograph of Jabaley's, the department store in Andrews, North Carolina, belonging to Rose Isaac El-Khouri's relatives and managed by Joseph El-Khouri. Joseph purchased the business in 1965, renaming it Khouri's. The business remained…
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An exterior photograph of Jabaley's, the department store in Andrews, North Carolina, belonging to Rose Isaac El-Khouri's relatives and managed by Joseph El-Khouri. Joseph purchased the business in 1965, renaming it Khouri's. The business remained…
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An exterior photograph of Jabaley's, the department store in Andrews, North Carolina, belonging to Rose Isaac El-Khouri's relatives and managed by Joseph El-Khouri. Joseph purchased the business in 1965, renaming it Khouri's. The business remained…
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A photograph of a window display at John Mack & Son. Bahia Mack Weaver was known as an innovative merchandiser, a tradition carried on by her niece, Madeline Mack. This photograph, of a window display featuring live models Joan Morrow (left) and…
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Bahia Mack Weaver, John Mack's youngest child, posing in front of John Mack & Son Store. Bahia served as a buyer and manager of the store through 1939.
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