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Date: 10/31/1906
A letter from Youssuf Assad Butrus who reassures his father about himself and his brother, Aziz, then sends his greetings to all of his family and friends.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_036.pdf

Date: 10/31/1944
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey from October 31, 1944. Stewart expresses his loneliness and his time at work with Cook and Harris. He shares the results of his hunt and Mr. Baggill's attempt to rape a store cashier.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart032.pdf

Date: 10/6/1911
A letter from Aziz who sends money to his father through Ottoman Bank and reassures him about his businesses. He goes on to send his greetings to family and friends.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_041.pdf

Date: 11-Dec-31
A letter from Arthur Raper of the Souther Commission on the Study of Lynching to Florida Governor Carlton, dated December 11, 1931. The letter originally accompanied a copy of the commission's report.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/nnme5nhum01fv1g/1931.12.11_Southern Commission on Study of Lynching Arthur Raper to Govwm.jpg

Date: 11-Nov-29
A telegram from W. Alexander Director of the Commission on Interracial Cooperation to Florida Governor Carlton regarding the third lynching in Florida in 1929 and calling for action to be taken.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/dltqmep7t5kqwuv/1929.11.11_Telegram Commission on Interracial Cooperation Will Alexanderwm.jpg

Date: 11-Sep-32
A letter from "a worried woman" (as signed) to Florida Governor Carlton regarding bootlegging. She provides a list of names and establishments violating prohibition laws .
https://www.dropbox.com/s/wso3h1v051xf0cz/1932.09.11_AnonymousOnBootleggingwm.pdf

Date: 11/1/1934
The official bulletin of the Southern Federation of Syrian Clubs dated November 1, 1934
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/SouthernFederation/sfob1934-11.pdf

Date: 11/15/1909
A letter from Khalil who asks if his family received the things he sent earlier and about the water issue in Shaghour. He asks about buildings in Kafra, Lebanon, and sends greetings to family and friends.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_040.pdf

Date: 11/24/1944
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey from November 24, 1944. Stewart shares his Thanksgiving experiences and his thoughts about Romey's last visit.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart033.pdf

Date: 11/28/1904
A letter from Aziz who reassures his father about his life and work. He asks about his brother Youssuf and whether he needs money or anything else while he is in school. Aziz tells his father that he would send some money when he could and that his…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_025.pdf

Date: 11/29/1944
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey from November 29, 1944. Stewart discusses Romey's health and his concerns. He also shares his feelings about Romey's choice to allow Debson to visit despite their past interactions.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart034.pdf

Date: 11/3/1900
Two letters: One from Aziz & Shafiqa Asaad Butrus Raad to their father confirming the arrival to their cousin Khalil and asking about family and sending their regards. The second letters is from Khalil to his uncle, Asaad, confirming the arrival of…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_006.pdf

Date: 11/3/1943
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey from November 3, 1943. Stewart wrote to share the positive experiences from his trip to visit Romey, Lella and Andy. He encourages Romey to visit the Airport Inn the next time she is in Birmingham, AL and…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart006.pdf

Date: 12-Jun-30
A letter from Arthur Jackson, Chairman of The General Conference of the Religious Society of Friends in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Florida Governor Carlton dated July 12, 1930. The writer is "shocked at this year's record of twleve lynchings."
https://www.dropbox.com/s/ajeykqhia4nm26x/1930.06.12_General Conf of Religious Society of Friends to Govwm.jpg

Date: 12/10/1905
A letter from Khalil who sends greetings and asks about the water issue in Shaghour. He tell his uncle that he sent them clothes and asks him to confirm receipt.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_033.pdf

Date: 12/11/1944
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey from December 11, 1944. Stewart describes the cold weather and his time with his brother. He also reassures Romey that they will be going to New Orleans, LA.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart035.pdf

Date: 12/15/1903
A letter from Khalil who asks his uncle about the patrimony of Mar Sassine, the extending of the church and the house next to it, and the water issue in Shaghour.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_019.pdf

Date: 12/15/1904
A letter from Khalil who asks his uncle to confirm whether he talked to Helen's family about his brother Salem and whether money is needed.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_027.pdf

Date: 12/16/1903
Two letters: The first letter Aziz sends greetings to family and friends and congratulates his father for running the patrimony of Mar Sassine. In the second letter Khalil tells his uncle he is visiting his cousins and he couldn't send the things…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_020.pdf

Date: 12/18/1944
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey from December 14, 1944. Stewart shares that he is sick with the flu and pleurisy and will write when his health improves.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart036.pdf

Date: 12/25/1958
A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey from December 25, 1958. Stewart shares his love and appreciation for Romey's influence in his life.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart044.pdf

Date: 12/6/1903
A letter from Khalil who asks his uncle about his father's debts and the water issue in Shaghour.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_018.pdf

Date: 13-Jun-58
A copy of the letter describing Joe Salem's appointment to the position of Major in the Army Reserves.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/tp1zayp73r8gkbu/Salem2010-003Majorcrop_wm.jpg

Date: 15-May-30
A letter from Hettie Talbert to Florida Governor Carlton inquring how best to approach unlawfulness in her area. The governor response suggesting she report concerns to the local courts and sheriff.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/pwbjo3q9lfd2cmo/1930.05.15_TalbertComplaintwm.pdf

Date: 17-May-29
A Telegram from George Lahood to Florida Governor Carlton dated May 17, 1929 requesting Icer Romey (sone of Nola and Hasna Romey) be removed from the Columbia County Jail for his safety.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/ghed3jf323s3l28/1929.05.17_LahoodTelegramwm.pdf
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