Browse Collections (97 total)

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 [Not Available Online]

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] [Not Available Online]

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 [Not Available Online]

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.  THIS ITEM NOT…

Al-Bayan البيان [Not Available Online]

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 [Not Available Online]

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 [Not Available Online]

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…

Yanney, Nicola timeline.pdf

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

kown_19090715.pdf

Mira’at al-Gharb [Mirror of the West]

Introduction Mira’at al-Gharb, [Mirror of the West], was one of the longest-running Arabic newspapers in the United States, published from 1899 until…

Contributors: Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

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Al-Funun, الفنون

Introduction الفنون, Al-Funun [The Arts] was an Arabic-language literary journal published in New York City by Nasib Arida (1887-1946). Arida was born…

Contributors: Collection description written by Claire A. Kempa

funun191609_v2.4WM.pdf

‘Afīfa Karam

‘Afīfa Karam (1883-1924) was fourteen years old when left her homeland of ‘Amshit, Lebanon and made a new life for herself in the American South. It…

Contributors: Biography by Dr. Elizabeth Saylor

Karam_Fatimah al-Badawiyya_SM.pdf

Salmā Sā’igh

Salmā Sā’igh (1889-1953) was a writer, orator, and literary figure born in Beirut. A member of the wealthy and prominent Sā’igh family, Salma grew up…

Contributors: Biography written by Dr. Elizabeth Saylor

Salma Sa'igh-Suwar wa-Dhikrayat_full_o.pdf

Salwā Salāma Aṭlas

Salwā Salāma was born in Homs, Syria in 1883. As a young girl, her avid interest in reading and writing was encouraged by her brothers, Ḥabīb and…

Contributors: Biography written by Dr. Elizabeth Saylor

Salma Salaama Atlas, Jurj Atlas - al-Kalimat al-Khalida_o.pdf

Beirut Consulate Post Records

This collection represents a selection of records from the United States Consulate in Beirut. In 2016, the Khayrallah Center digitized these records…

Contributors: Collection description by Marjorie Stevens.

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