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Date: 1918
A photograph of a young child in a studio, the note on the back in French translates to "keepsake/memory to my dear "Parwiian"? M. Harfauche. Mansourah 5-1-1918."
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0420.pdf

Date: 1919-01-25
A letter from Van Dongen to Ameen Rihani, dated January 25, 1919.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/db9gy4jkfv7ll4f/Rihani2018AR26_115.pdf

Date: 1919-02-19
A letter from Georges Jamati to Ameen Rihani, dated February 19, 1919.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/54vyj3bijkf3w6i/Rihani2018AR23_030.pdf

Date: 1919-04-17
A letter from Van Dongen to Ameen Rihani, dated April 17, 1919.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/od4so1fafaj66k5/Rihani2018AR17_D_026.pdf

Date: 1919-11-19
A letter from Georges Jamati to Ameen Rihani, dated November 19, 1919.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/kwvrpj08ads9rf4/Rihani2018AR23_028.pdf

Date: 1920
International passport of Lamià Boustani [Lamya Bastany], issued in 1920. On the back it is stamped by the American Consulate in Beirut and signed by Frederick Bird on October 30, 1920. Lamia was originially from Lebanon and was born in 1903. It…
LPL_BRR_Bastany001_wm.jpg

Date: 1920
An immigration record for Elias Shakkal showing his transport from Marseille, France to New York. It shows he was to depart for New York on July 16, 1920. It also lists his nationality as Syrian and his profession as being a day laborer [journalier].…
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Date: 1920
French Republic passport for Elias Shakkal issued May 10, 1920. It states that he was born in Aleppo [Alep], lived in Beirut, and was travelling to the U.S. He was not accompanied by anyone else.
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Date: 1920
A French Republic passport from Beirut, Syria, for Emilie Soliman listing her age as 18 years. It states that she was born in Beirut, her nationality was Syrian, and that she was travelling to Lawrence, MA in the U.S. She was not accompanied by…
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Date: 1920-02-05
A letter from Haut Commissariat de la République Francaise to Ameen Rihani, dated February 5, 1920.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/mf3fvrqbux64dl7/Rihani2018AR18_F_007.pdf

Date: 1920-09-05
A letter from Georges Jamati to Ameen Rihani, dated September 5, 1920.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/xzjqfppmp8cge3a/Rihani2018AR23_032.pdf

Date: 1920s
An envelope with photo negatives. There are some from a trip abroad, possibly Egypt. Including photographs of Isabel Oussani, Margaret Oussani, Leonard Oussani, and Nasri Fuleihan.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0625.pdf

Date: 1920s
A photograph of Nasri Fuleihan and man sitting at a table
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0616.pdf

Date: 1921
A bill of sorts written in French. The title translated is roughly, "in the name and under the auspices of the Great Orient Supreme Conseil for France and French posessions" then the document claims that "Les amis du progres have recieved 500…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-1082.pdf

Date: 1921
A masonic identity card in French for Nasri Fuleihan, one side of the document lists information including that it was given by Les Amis du Progres/ Friends of Progres, of the Mansourah order, to Nasri. The other side features stamps for "quarterly…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-1081.pdf

Date: 1921
A certificate/diploma for Nasri Fleihan certifying his new rank of Maitre or Master within the Free Masons in June 15, 1921. The document also states he was born in Cyprus in 1891 but moved to Mansourah, Egypt. It is signed by various members of the…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-1080.pdf

Date: 1921
Receipt/ Stubs paid to the "les amis du progres" order of Free Masons in Mansourah. The document states that Nasir Fleihan's payment to the "till" was received for subscription. One of the stubs is from 22 of April of 1921 for an amount of 30 and the…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-1079.pdf

Date: 1921
A letter written in French adressed as a Circular to all of the L Sisters. The letter states: "The respectable L. Les Amis du Progres (friends of progress) order of Mansourah work under the auspice of the Great Orient of France, issues Nasri Fleihan,…

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https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-1077a.pdf

Date: 1921-06-15
Same bill as the one above stating that Les amis du progres received five hundred piastres carif from Nasri Fleihan for his second and third rank in the free masons. It is dated June 15, 1921. The back of the document also has some writing that…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-1084.pdf

Date: 1921-06-15
Same bill as the one above stating that Les amis du progres received one hundred and ninety piastres carif from Nasri Fleihan for his diploma (certificate) and other monthly payments (menusalites). This bill is dated June 15, 1921.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-1083.pdf

Date: 1921-07-24
A letter from Georges Jamati to Ameen Rihani, dated July 24, 1921.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/20gndyyyt3c8zxc/Rihani2018AR23_034.pdf

Date: 1922-02-18
A letter from Omar Toulon to Ameen Rihani, dated February 18, 1922.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/ezimyb0sfpszt8h/Rihani2018AR25_063.pdf

Date: 1923-06-18
A letter from Father Tobia who writes to Father [name illegible] to inform him that [Chaia] wrote to him several times without receiving any letter and sends his greetings. Dated June 18, 1923, Beit Chabeb, Lebanon.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/AttallahLetters/TAttallah2020-032.pdf

Date: 1923-07-19
A letter from A. Sfeir to Ameen Rihani, dated July 19, 1923.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/6463p3ej20uuukm/Rihani2018AR27_076.pdf

Date: 1923-11-07
Letter from A. Sfeir to Ameen Rihani, dated November 7, 1923.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/8730px2l7lb7s6s/Rihani2018AR27_080.pdf
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