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Date: circa 1962
A portrait photograph of Danny Thomas signed with the inscription: "To Mitchell Rabil: With Affection, Danny Thomas." Danny Thomas was a Lebanese-American actor, comedian, radio entertainer, and musician. Though undated, the photograph likely…
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Date: January 1950
A typewritten letter from the Smithfield Chamber of Commerce requesting feedback with responding handwritten notes from Ed Rabil, Jr. The original letter was sent on January 7, 1950; Ed Rabil's reply is undated.
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A telegram sent by Ed Rabil to Cecil Mae Bradley, who he eventually married. The telegraph, sent via Western Union from Chapel Hill to Smithfield, apologizes for Ed's absence due to class.
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Date: 1970s
A short article from the Smithfield Herald about Edward George Rabil, Jr., who gave away five gallons of gasoline during a local baseball game.
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Date: Unknown
An article from Raleigh, North Carolina's newspaper, the News and Observer, profiling the sports career of John Allen Farfour of Goldsboro, North Carolina. Farfour was a gifted basketball player who transitioned to tennis in 1940 and founded the…
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A typewritten obituary for Mary Farfour Rabil, who died in September 1986 at the age of 99.
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Date: 1969
An article, published in the Smithfield Herald, profiling Robert Rabil. Rabil, a former track star for Smithfield High School, won the 1969 Football Forecast Contest put on by the newspaper, and with it tickets to the Orange Bowl game in Miami,…
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Date: July 1959
A scan of Stephen Carter Rabil's birth certificate from July 14th, 1959, issued by Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield, North Carolina, and signed by the attending physicians. The back of the certificate has Stephen's footprints in blue ink.
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Date: August 1964
The death certificate of Shikrallah Doumit Farris, who died of coronary thrombosis on August 21, 1964 in Elizabethtown, North Carolina.
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Shikrallah Farris' official identification card, issued at the American Consulate at Beirut, Syria (modern-day Lebanon) upon his immigration to the United States.
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Shikrallah Doumit Farris' certificate of naturalization, issued in 1945 after his marriage to Alma Parker of Elizabethtown, North Carolina.
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Date: 1945
A signed and sealed document verifying that Shikrallah Farris changed his name from Shikralla Farris Mouwannes as part of hi naturalization process.
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Date: 1987
A brief biographical description of Joseph El-Khouri from an unknown publication, focusing on his civic contributions on both local and state levels.
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Date: c. 1945
Caption: "Joseph El-Khouri (second from left) with Father (Rev. Maroun El-Khouri) & Brothers & Sisters in front of their home in Kour, Batroun Lebanon (1945?)". Sister Victorine El-Khouri stands on the far right, but Joe and Sr. Victorine's other…
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Date: 1980
An article published in a Catholic periodical, Glenmary Challenge, commemorating the 25th anniversary of the El-Khouri family's arrival in Andrews, North Carolina. The article describes the family's history, community involvement, and participation…
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Lions International Nomination of Joe El-Khouri for District Governor 31A at Rocky Mount, North Carolina. The pamphlet contains brief biographical information in addition to a list of Joe El-Khouri's many community contributions.
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