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Letter to Nellie Mettrey informing her of her election as French instructor at Warsaw Public Schools in Warsaw, NC. Date at the top of the letter reads, August 18, 1938.

Date: 1942
Lt. George Kahdy sits on a stool with his hands clasped wearing his United States Army uniform. Caption on the back reads, "Lt. Geo. Kahdy. 1942."

Date: 1944
George Kahdy balances on the wing and holds onto the back window of a plane named "Nell." Caption on the back reads, "George Kahdy named his plane for Nell Mettrey (his wife). Egdin field AFB, Fla."

Date: 1940s
Nell Mettrey standing arm in arm with two unknown women as she holds a letter in her left hand. Caption on the back reads, "Nellie Mettrie far right. Early 1940s."


Date: 1940s
Nell Kahdy and Salve Bolus standing outside in casual clothing as they lean against a wooden fence or railing.


Date: 1940s-1950s
A white envelope that details that George A. Kahdy was in Lebanon sometime around 1947. It also mentions Nellie Kahdy's inability to join him as she was pregnant with George and Georgette at the time, who were born on January 16, 1947. The note also…

Date: 1956
George Kahdy and his mother Adma Kahdy standing next to each other. In the background of the photo it seems like this was taken in the forest while there was a picnic or event was set up. Caption on the back reads, "George and mother 56. Before her…

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Date: 1909 June 11
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Boutrus Aoun on June 11, 1909. It confirms the baptism of Khalil (Charles Owen), the son of Tannous Aoun, on January 15, 1895. At the bottom is a phrase handwritten in English: "Oliver School Register-…

Date: 1909 July 5
A letter in Arabic handwritten by Father Khouri Boutrus Najah Boutrus on July 5, 1909. It confirms the baptism of Beshara, son of (first name not clear) Elias Aboud in Saydet El Maounet Church on February 5, 1894. Beshara's godfather was his paternal…

Date: 1911 Aug 14
A letter in Arabic handwritten by Father Khouri Boutrus Rabil on August 14, 1911. Confirms the baptism of Ojaneh (Eugene) Rabil, the daughter of Maron Youssef Rabil, on September 12, 1895. Attached to the material related to George Gald.

Date: 1913 Oct 3
An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Gabrial al Bustani on October 3, 1913. It confirms the baptism of Youssef Khalil BuDiwan on November 29, 1895, by Father Khouri Youssef.

Date: 1914 July 16
A handwritten letter in Arabic. Confirms the birthdate of Youssef, son of Abdullah alSabbah, on December 25, 1897. Written by Father Khouri Youhanna alNadaf on July 16, 1914.

Date: undated
A Physician's Certificate signed by M. Schwartz, M.D., certifying that Toofic Abdo's age was at least 16. This record lists Abdo's residence at 393 Elm St., Lawrence, Massachusetts, and place of birth as Syria.

Date: 1910
Ghādat ‘Amshīt, غادة عمشيت[The Girl from ‘Amshit], is 'Afifa Karam's last novel, published in New York City in 1910.
Ghādat 'Amshīt PDF.pdf

Date: 1908
Fāṭima al-Badawiyya [Fatima the Bedouin] is the second novel by 'Afifa Karam. It was published in New York City in 1908.
Karam_Fatimah al-Badawiyya_SM.pdf

Date: 1986 Dec
Letter and envelope addressed to Genevieve [Norman] Joseph (envelope also addressed to her husband, Charles Joseph) from [Gerda?] and family. Return sticker names John J. Callahan of Monrovia, California.

Date: 1999 Sept
An article from the Fayetteville Observer about the Hafli sponsored by the St. Michael the Archangel Maronite Catholic Church in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Carolyn Dorroll is pictured in the top photo on the right.

Date: 2008 Oct
A clipping from NEXT! Magazine profiling the Hafli put on to raise funds for St. Michael the Archangel Maronite Church in Fayetteville, North Carolina.!Magazine_wm.jpg

Date: 1993 Sept 8
A portrait of Carolyn Dorroll (left) with three unidentified women posing in front of a spread of Lebanese food, published in The Fayetteville Observer.

A letter from A. E. Baermann to Ameen Rihani, dated August 18, 1928.

Date: 1922 May 07
A letter from A. E. Baermann to Ameen Rihani, dated May 7, 1922.

Date: 1928 May 31
A letter from A. E. Baermann to Ameen Rihani, dated May 31, 1928.

Date: circa 1924
An application for employment certificate for Nassef Haddad created on November 4, 1924. It states that his employer is A. Haddad--likely his father Abraham. It lists his residence as 369 Chestnut, place of birth as Berlin, New Hampshire, and age as…

Date: Unknown
Caption: "2? brothers of Helen Kalil Mokarzel wife of Salloum"

A photo of Gabriel Kalil, brother of Helen Kalil Mokarzel,
sitting on a chair in front of a mirror. (Folder 2-1-1-6)
Mokarzel 2-1-1-6 Helen Brother_WM.jpg

Date: 1937 June 18
A letter from A. Moran, on behalf of Audio Scriptions, Inc., to Ameen Rihani, dated June 18, 1937.
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