Browse Collections (83 total)

Moses Family

This collection represents three  families who lived in  Valdosta, Georgia and  Lake City, Florida.  Items were donated  by two  granddaughters of …

Contributors: Teresa Bishop Angove; Sandra Moses Ryland

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Romey: Reaction Activism

The injustice of the Romey's deaths hit Americans throughout the country from local citizens of Lake City, to anti-lynching organizations, and the…

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Romey: Correspondence Carlton

In the aftermath of Nola Romey's lynching and Hasna Romey's death at the hands of policemen, many concerned citizens of Lake City, Florida as well as…

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Romey: Previous Law Encounters

Nola Romey was lynched by a mob in Lake City, Florida in 1929. However this was not his first encounter with violence. 10 years earlier, in Valdosta,…

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Romey: Syrians in the News

Nola and Hasna Romey were not the only Syrian-Lebanese immigrants in America to face racial anti-immigrant discrimination. Read other accounts of…

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Romey: Lynchings in Florida

Nola Romey was not the only person lynched in Florida in 1929. Moreover, the citizens of North Florida experienced and participated in multiple…

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Romey: Corruption

Surrounding the context of the lynching of Nola Romey and the murder of Hasna Romey at the hands of police, was a context of deeper corruption and…

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Romey: Newspaper Reports

Accounts of Nola Romey's lynching and his wife, Hasna's death at the hands of local police made headlines throughout the United States. Browse…

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Primary Source Archive for The Nola and Hasna Romey Project

In the early morning hours of Friday, May 17th, 1929, a Lebanese immigrant was lynched in Lake City, Florida. He was shot multiple times and left to…

Kahdy-Mettrey Family

These materials were provided by Barbara Kahdy Estes and primarily relate to the life of her parents, George Kahdy and Nellie Mettrey Wehbie Kahdy.…

Contributors: Barbara Kahdy Estes

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Al-Nasr [The Eagle] النسر

Al-Nasr, النسر, The Eagle was published by Najib Badran. It was published in New York City between 1914 to 1943.The Khayrallah Center Archive holds…

Al Gurbal [La Criba]

Al-Gurbal [La Criba, The Screen], was a magazine published by Lebanese immigrants in Mexico City, Mexico, from 1922 until 1992. Though primarily…

Al-Fatat Boston

Al-Fatat Boston was published in Boston, Massachusetts by W.E. Shakir from 1914 to 1922.The center holds December 28 1917-May 8 1919. THESE MATERIALS…

Al-Bayan البيان

Al-Bayan, or البيان, or The Explanation, was published by Suleiman Baddour out of Brooklyn, New York. The newspaper was begun in 1911 and lasted until…

Al-Ayyam [The Chronicle] الأيام

Al-Ayyam, الأيام, or The Chronicle, was published by Ussef Namaan Malouf in New York City from 1897 to 1902. The center holds January 1 1898-May 17…

al-Akhlak [Ethics] الاخلاق

Al-Akhlak, Ethics, was founded by Yaqub Rufail; it was an Arabic-language journal. It was published between 1920 and 1932. The Khayrallah Center…

Father Nicola Yanney: A Timeline of his Life and Missionary Journeys

This timeline of the life of Father Nicola Yanney was written and compiled by Fr. Chirstopher Morris of St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church in…

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As-Sameer, السمير

Introduction السمير, As-Sameer, (also known as Al-Samir and translated to English as The Entertainer) was an Arabic-language newspaper published in…

Birth Records from Lawrence, Massachusetts

These records were digitized by the Khayrallah Center in collaboration with the Lawrence Public Library Special Collections. They pertain only to…

Contributors: Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

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Al-Kown [The Universe]

Introduction Al-Kown [The Universe] was an Arabic-language newspaper published weekly in New York City by Najeeb Sawaya, Nafi Adham, and Hafiz Malik.…

Contributors: Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa and Marilyn M. Drath

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