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Date: 1893
The last paragraph of an Arabic letter from Thomas Oussani to his sons, Joseph and Yak. Another paragraph features a letter from John Oussani to brothers Joseph and Yak probably from the same letter, dated September 14, 1893, in Baghdad, Iraq. Two…

Date: 1893
An Arabic travel journal written by Joseph Oussani detailing his journey from Baghdad, Iraq, to the 1893 Chicago World's Columbian Exposition in Illinois. A translation by Leon Bushara is also included.

Date: 1896
A letter in Arabic from Joseph Oussani in New York to his parents in Baghdad, Iraq, telling them of his marriage to Irish-American Margaret Shea, dated 5 May 1896. Two photocopies of the original, a handwritten English translation by Leon Bushara,…

A note in Arabic that is dated from November 13, 1939. There is also a note from Nell's father Michael Wehbie who states that he misses her very much and asks that she write back to him whenever she has time. Date at the top of the letter is November…

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Note printed from Assad Logaib given alongside souvenir.

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A one ounce S.G. Hayeck “Syrian Violet” perfume bottle. The label reads "Badru Naam Cologne Syrian Violet" and the top label reads "Lilac."


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An announcement from the Syrian Young Men’s Association, located at 59 Washington St. The itinerary includes discussion on what elevates a woman's education or money status by speaking in English or Arabic.


A handwritten letter in Arabic and English, certifying Sadie Aboushar's age as 16 years and three months. The letter states that she was born on June 3, 1897, and was baptized on June 20, 1897. The letter also provides the name of Sadie's father,…

A handwritten letter in Arabic and English, certifying Olga George Aboutaja's birthday as October 15, 1893 and baptism as November 26, 1893. Godmother was Farah Rafael. The record also identifies her father as George Aboutaja and was signed by Rev.…

Handwritten letter in Arabic and English. The letter certifies that Tom Nassif Ajamie was born on December 28, 1892 and was baptized on February 2, 1893. The letter was signed by Rev. Gabriel Kouri on December 18, 1908.

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This letter, handwritten in both Arabic and English, certifies Taraf's, son of Faris Aown, birthdate as July 21, 1896, and baptism on November 26, 1896. His hometown is listed as Saghbeen, Syria. It lists his father as Faris Nekowla Elias Aown and…

Date: 1907 July 20
A handwritten letter in Arabic from Priest Koury Mikael Koury, written on July 20, 1907. It is also translated into English. It certifies Elias Mousa Bicharah's birthdate as August 2, 1893, and his baptism date as September 1, 1893.

A birth certificate, issued by the City of Cleveland, certifying February 24, 1906, as the date of birth for Julia Courey. It lists her place of birth as Bolivar Road, Cleveland, her mother's name as Sophia Nahas, and her father's name as Abraham…

A typed letter certifying Alice Darowish's birthdate as April 12, 1900, and birthplace as Boro, Shanandoah, Pennsylvania. It lists the name of her father, D. E. Darowish, and his residence, 134 E. Coal St., Shenandoah, Pennsylvania. It bears a seal…

A letter, written by J. W. Cooper of Shenandoah Public Schools, on April 18, 1916, certifying that Alice Darowish was a member of the 6th grade when she left Shenandoah.

Date: 1916 June 13
A typed letter certifying Rosie Darowish's birthdate as August 10, 1895, in Boro, Shanandoah, Pennsylvania. It lists the name of her father, D. E. Darowish, and his residence, 134 E. Coal St., Shenandoah, Pennsylvania. It bears a seal and was signed…

Date: 1911 Nov 3
A letter written by Priest Youseff Semaan on November 3, 1911, certifying Regina Dawood's baptism on October 30, 1896.

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A record certifying Alfred Dowaliby's birthdate as September 24, 1914. It lists his place of birth, 53 White St., Lawrence, Massachusetts. It also includes his father's name, Ameen Dowaliby, mother's name, Julia Abdabor Dowaliby, and their respective…

Date: 1923 Feb 27
A certificate of baptism for Fred Dowaliby, produced by the Saint Charles Church of Dover, New Hampshire, on February 27, 1923. It confirms his birthdate as March 3, 1907, and date of baptism as May 2, 1907. It lists his father's name as Elias…

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A handwritten letter in Arabic.

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A letter certifying that Kizhia Elias Koury was born May 17, 1903, and baptized December 3, 1903. Written by Rev. Gabriel Bostany, Rector at St. Anthony's Church at 256 Elm St., Lawrence, Massachusetts. The note is written in both Arabic and English.…

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An identification certificate in Turkish (Ottoman) for Kareem Milo Saba, born in 1896 in Halab, Syria. Issued in 1903/1905.

Date: 1912 Dec 9
An application for employment certificate for Abraham Tonses to work at the Washington Mills created on December 9, 1912. It lists his address as 370 Common St. and his birthdate as February 15, 1894.

Date: 1912
A handwritten letter in Arabic and English. Written by Rev. Peter Serrill, certifying that Najieb Usef was born on December 25, 1895.

Date: 1916
A record book containing remittance slips from 1916. The volume contains both handwritten and typewritten records and is partially searchable by OCR.
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