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  • Collection: El-Khouri Family

Date: 1913
The History of the United States and the History of Syrian Emigration by Basil M. Kherbawi. Though split into two files here for readers' convenience, the two were published as one volume, in Arabic for immigrant readers, in 1913. Kherbawi was the…
history of the united states_wm_red.pdf

Date: 1934
Photograph, with identification of attendees, of the funeral of Eeyoud at St. Anthony's Maronite Church, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, circa 1934. Rose Isaac El-Khouri was originally from Wilkes-Barre.
El-Khouri_Funeral of Eeyoud at St. Anthony's Maronite Church 1934_1_wm.jpg

Date: 1943
A photograph of nineteen-year-old Joseph El-Khouri (center), sitting between two unidentified young men, likely his brothers or friends.
ElKhouri_Joseph_ElKhouri_Center19_with_Friends_wm.jpg

Date: 1945
Joseph El-Khouri posing in front of a large cedar in Lebanon.
ElKhouri_Joseph_Maroun_ElKhouri_in_the_Cedars1945_wm.jpg

Date: 1948
Passport photograph for Joseph El-Khouri, 1948.
ElKhouri_Joseph_ElKhouri_Passport_Photo1948_wm.jpg

Date: 1949
A photograph of Joseph El-Khouri leaning against a wall, shortly after his immigration to the United States.
El-Khouri_Joseph Maroun arrival in US 1949.jpg

Date: 1950
This photograph of Rose El-Khouri (center, in white) was taken on her honeymoon to Niagara Falls.
ElKhouri_Rose_Isaac_ElKhouri_Honeymoon_Niagara_Falls1950_wm.jpg

Date: 1955
Joseph Maroun El-Khouri stands with his children Mariam, George and Theresa in front of a house; in the background on a porch is his mother-in-law, Moura "Sithoo" Isaac. The photograph was taken in North Carolina in 1955 or 1956, shortly after the…
El-Khouri_joseph mariam goerge theresa moura_1955 or 56_first year in Andrews.jpg

Date: 1957-1960
Notes found in Joseph Maroun El-Khouri's pack of letters from Lebanon, 1957-1960.
El-Khouri_Note1_wm.jpg

Date: 1958-1961
Publicity Scrapbook Contest notebook, created by Joseph Maroun El-Khouri during his time as publicity chairman of Andrews Lions Club District 31-A. In addition to articles about the activities of the Lions Club during these years, the scrabook…
Lions club publicity journal_loose article_1.jpg

Date: 1959
A small (3 x 4.5 inches) pocket notebook with a leatherette cover that belonged to Joseph El-Khouri. The notebook contains handwritten notes in both English and Arabic, likely drafting a speech that Joseph gave for the Kiwanis Club in January of…
El-Khouri_joes notes on a speech_c 1959_wm.pdf

Date: 1960
Article discussing the Andrews, North Carolina 4th of July Celebration. The piece notes the Jabaley's Department Store float by Joe (Joseph Maroun) El-Khouri depicting the Lebanese Flag and ridden by five of his children.
El-Khouri_4th of July Article_ocr_wm.pdf

Date: 1960
A photo taken of a wedding march in Kour, Batroun, Lebanon, 1960. The couple whose wedding it was are identified by Marsha El-Khouri Shiver as "Uncle Butros" and "Aunt Afar;" they were relatives of Joseph El-Khouri.
ElKhouri_Wedding_in_Kour_1960_wm.jpg

Date: 1960
A photo taken of a wedding in Kour, Batroun, Lebanon, 1960. The couple whose wedding it was are identified by Marsha El-Khouri Shiver as "Uncle Butros" and "Aunt Afar;" they were relatives of Joseph El-Khouri.
ElKhouri_Uncle_Butros_Aunt_Afaf_wm.jpg

Date: 1960
A photo taken of a wedding in Kour, Batroun, Lebanon, 1960. The couple whose wedding it was are identified by Marsha El-Khouri Shiver as "Uncle Butros" and "Aunt Afar;" they were relatives of Joseph El-Khouri.
ElKouri_Wedding_in_Kour_Batroun_Uncle_and_Aunt_wm.jpg

Date: 1960
A photograph of six out of Joseph and Rose El-Khouri's seven children: Marsha, Anthony, Mariam, Barbara, Theresa, & George
elkhouri-children_wm.jpg

Date: 1960
A photo taken of a wedding march in Kour, Batroun, Lebanon, 1960. The couple whose wedding it was are identified by Marsha El-Khouri Shiver as "Uncle Butros" and "Aunt Afar;" they were relatives of Joseph El-Khouri.
ElKhouri_Wedding_March_in_Kour_wm.jpg

Date: 1960-1961
A scrapbook of publicity clippings, created by Norman Hartman during his time as publicity chairman of Andrews Lions Club District 31-A. In addition to articles about the activities of the Lions Club during these years, the scrabook includes articles…
El-Khouri_Lions Club Scrapbook 1960-1961_ocr wm.pdf

Date: 1961
Passport photograph for Joseph El-Khouri, 1961.
ElKhouri_Joseph_ElKhouri1961_wm.jpg
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