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Photograph taken near Ed's Cafe in Smithfield, NC, of a Farmer's Day Parade.
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Amelia Wehbie on a parade float.

Caption from Ron Salem: "My mother on a float in her teens—when Joe saw her, he said that he would marry her"
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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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Caption from Marsha El-Khouri Shiver: "4th of July Parade Float, Daddy, George, Marsha, Barbara, Theresa, & Mariam"

The El-Khouri's created the float as community outreach and to advertise their family department store, at the time called…
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A snapshot taken of a parade during the El-Khouri family vacation to Miami, Florida. The trip was taken in part so that Joseph El-Khouri could attend the 1963 Lion's Convention.
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A snapshot taken of a band on a float in a parade during the El-Khouri family vacation to Miami, Florida. The trip was taken in part so that Joseph El-Khouri could attend the 1963 Lion's Convention.
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