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  • Tags: 1890s

Date: 1893
An envelope with F.D. Maghak, Bagdad across the top, addressed to "Messieurs Joseph + Jacob Oussani", labeled "In the Persian Section of the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago". Stamps on the envelope indicate it was posted in 1893.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0279.pdf

Date: 1893
"Yousef" (Joseph) Oussani's ticket to the Chicago World's Fair, 1893 for the Turkish Village.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0280.pdf

Date: 1894
An envelope with F.D. Maghak, Bagdad across the top, addressed to the "Oussani Bro's" 16 East, 23rd Street, New York (U.S.A.)". The envelope is dated May 20, 1894.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0281.pdf

Date: 1893
This is old Ottoman Turkish. A receipt of money paid by Joseph Oussani to [first name not clear] Rustum.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0282.pdf

Date: 1893
This is old Ottoman Turkish. [it is likely an acknowledgment by a man called "Abdulraheem the son of (name not clear) Hassan Asfahani from the state of Iran and a resident in Najaf" to "Joseph Oussani from Ottoman state who resides in Baghdad". It…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0284.pdf

Date: 1893
The last paragraph of an Arabic letter from Thomas Oussani to his sons, Joseph and Yak. Another paragraph features a letter from John Oussani to brothers Joseph and Yak probably from the same letter, dated September 14, 1893 in Baghdad, Iraq. Two…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0285.pdf

Date: 1893
A letter to Joseph Oussani from his brother dated March 16, 1893 in Baghdad. Two handwritten English translations and a photocopy of the letter are included in the folder.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0286.pdf

An English translation by Leon Bushara or a letter from Boutros (Peter) Oussani to his brother Joseph probably circa 1893 given the context of travel. A second handwritten copy of the translation is also in the folder.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0287.pdf

Date: 1893
An Arabic letter from Joseph Oussani in Baghdad, Iraq to Chicago, Illinois dated April 20, 1893. A photocopy of the letter is also in the folder.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0288.pdf

Date: 1893
A statement from William B. Hess, the United States Consul General at Constantinople, certifying that Joseph "Yousoph" Oussani and twelve others are "engaged in business in the Ottoman Section of the World's Columbian Exposition of Chicago," dated…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0289.pdf

Date: 1893
An Arabic travel journal written by Joseph Oussani detailing his journey from Baghdad, Iraq to the 1893 Chicago World's Columbian Exposition in Illinois. A translation by Leon Bushara is also included in the folder and a photocopy of the original…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0292.pdf

Date: 1893
Ottoman Passport in old Ottoman Turkish and French. Holder's name is Joseph Thomas, born in Baghdad and resident therein. Addressed to officials and military members in freind states to the Ottoman Empire to allow him "lesser passer" and provide help…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0294.pdf

Date: 1896
A letter in Arabic from Joseph Oussani in New York to his parents in Baghdad, Iraq telling them of his marriage to Irish-American Margaret Shea, dated 5 May 1896. Two photocopies of the original, a handwritten English translation by Leon Bushara,…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0295.pdf

Date: 1896
A marriage certificate for John Oussani, only half of the document, dated May 1896
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0296.pdf

Date: 1896
A letter written by Joseph Oussani dated 5 May 1896. Joseph announces his upcoming marriage to a young Irish Catholic American girl to his parents in Baghdad, begging their blessing since they could not be there. He mentions that his brothers, Yak…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-1047.pdf

Date: 1899
Document describing premises in Pocantico Hills, sold to Joseph Oussani, formerly of the old "Collender" farm, and latterly the property of Colonel William C. Church, dated 1899
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0297.pdf

Date: 1899
A deed, dated 2 May 1899, William, Mary, and Willard Church selling land to Joseph Oussani for $12,000
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0298.pdf

Date: 1899
Blueprint map of land deeded to Joseph Oussani, formerly of WC Church and Mary E Church and Willard Church, in Pocantico Hills, New York, showing 32 acres, dated 28 April 1899
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-1048.pdf

Date: 1896
Wedding portrait of Joseph Oussani and Margaret Shea who were married on May 23rd 1896 in New York City. The photograph is labeled "DeYOUNGS' Broadway COR, 12th Street, N.Y."
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0006.pdf

Date: 1896
Wedding portrait of Joseph Oussani and Margaret Shea who were married on May 23rd 1896 in New York City. The photograph is labeled "DeYOUNGS' Broadway COR, 12th Street, N.Y." The back side of the photograph reads "The frame ordered 12x16 send to Mrs.…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0400.pdf

Date: 1890s
Portrait of Margaret Shea Oussani by J.K. Cole, 174 Sixth Ave. New York City, circa 1890s.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0011.pdf

Date: 1900s
Joseph Oussani on a horse in front his home in Pocantico Hills, New York.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0040.pdf

Date: 1900s
Joseph Oussani on a horse in front his home in Pocantico Hills, New York.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0041.pdf
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