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Notes related to the writing of a history of Freike, Lebanon. (Folder 2-4-1-23)
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An photo of a museum exhibit image of Lebanese immigrants from Machghara, Lebanon. The caption on the back of the photo reads "most settled in Methuen, MA." (Folder 1-8-1-44)
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An Al-Hoda memorial paper that was distributed in Beirut in 2001. The paper has articles on the Mokarzel family, Al-Hoda's history, etc. (Folder 1-3-2-16)
Mokarzel 1-3-2-16 Newspaper_wm.pdf

A draft of a letter from Mary Mokarzel requesting information about Al-Hoda's past from Lindbergh Goldson, a former editor and linotype operator for Al-Hoda. Goldson's reply is linked below. (Folder 1-3-1-23)
Mokarzel 1-3-1-23 Draft_wm.pdf

A letter from Lindbergh Goldson to Mary Mokarzel giving news of himself and reminiscing about the time he worked at Al-Hoda as an editor and linotype operator. (Folder 1-3-1-22)
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A booklet detailing the history of Al-Hoda and the Mokarzel family. The Centennial, celebrated in the Museum of the city of NY, marked the 100th year of the publication of Al-Hoda. (Folder 1-3-1-1)
Mokarzel 1-3-1-1 Booklet_wm.pdf

A deed of gift to the National Museum of American History from Helen Samhan and Mary Mokarzel listing the specific journals, photographs, and other documents that they donated to the museum. (Folder 1-1-1-3)
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A letter from Chief Archivist John Fleckner of the National Museum of American History to Helen Samhan thanking her for the donation of family photos and documents. (Folder 1-1-1-2)
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A letter from historian Alixa Naff of the National Museum of American History to Mary Mokarzel thanking her for the donation of family photos and documents. (Folder 1-1-1-1)
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The History of the United States and the History of Syrian Emigration by Basil M. Kherbawi. Though split into two files here for readers' convenience, the two were published as one volume, in Arabic for immigrant readers, in 1913. Kherbawi was the…
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A brief history of the St. Elias Maronite Church located in Roanoke, Virginia, written by Loretta Saleeba Jolley. The history includes accounts of some of the earliest Lebanese immigrants, including Father Rabil, an ancestor of Matt Kannan. It covers…