Al-Fatat Boston Newspapers, الفتاة بوسطن


Al-Fatat Boston Newspapers, الفتاة بوسطن


Arabs--United States
Arabic periodicals
Arab American Newspapers


Biographical/Historical Note

Al-Fatat Boston, الفتاة بوسطن [The Young Boston] was a Syrian semi-weekly newspaper. It was published by W.E. Shakir in Massachusetts, Boston and ran from 1914-1922. The newspaper was a local publication that was headquartered at 40 Tyler Street, in Little Syria, Boston’s South End. It was tailored towards its Syrian immigrant audience, published in Arabic, and with specific coverage of the violence and destruction of Syria and the surrounding region.

Scope/Contents Note

Al-Fatat Boston Newspapers collection includes issues dating from December 28 1917-May 8 1919.

To access the fully searchable digitized issues of the newspaper, search the Khayrallah Center's Arabic Newspapers database.


W.E. Shakir


Center for Research Libraries


Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies




Processed by Claire A. Kempa and Majorie Stevens, 2017-2018. Collection Guide written by Claire A. Kempa, 2018.
Collection Guide updated by Laura Lethers, 2023 August, and Sarah Bernstein, 2023 November.


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Al-Fatat Boston Newspapers, الفتاة بوسطن