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  • Tags: 1890s

An issue of Harper’s Weekly from Saturday, August 10, 1895. Includes an article titled, “The Foreign Element in New York: The Syrian Colony," on page 746. The article includes a depiction of the Syian colony on Washington Street.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0059/LJacobs022.pdf

Date: 1894
A photograph of Ameen Rihani and his father, Ferris, taken in New York in 1894.

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https://www.dropbox.com/s/dky6yb6bv7ut2i6/AR70_001.jpg

Date: 1896
A portrait of Ameen Rihani taken in New York in 1896.

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https://www.dropbox.com/s/1qato0qwdkvy5fa/AR70_002.jpg

Date: undated
An identification certificate in Turkish. Lists year of birth as 1897. An English notation at the bottom reads "Annie O Hannian born 7-April 1899."
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_OHanianAnnie001_wm.pdf

Date: 1859-1920
A bound volume containing emergency passport lists spanning from 1859 to 1920.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/gr0005/Beirut_Consulate449_RG84_NARA_SM_Part1.pdf

Date: 1859-1920
A bound volume containing emergency passport lists spanning from 1859 to 1920.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/gr0005/Beirut_Consulate449_RG84_NARA_SM_Part2.pdf

Date: 1893
A statement from William B. Hess, the United States Consul General at Constantinople, certifying that Joseph "Yousoph" Oussani and 12 others are "engaged in business in the Ottoman Section of the World's Columbian Exposition of Chicago," dated 1st…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0289.pdf

Date: 1893
A document written in Ottoman dated August 18, 1893.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0291.pdf

Date: 1893
A document written in Ottoman dated March 6, 1893. A photocopy of this document is also in the folder.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0290.pdf

Date: 1896 Nov 15
An English and Arabic dictionary with a teal cover. The title reads Al-Bakoorat Al-Gharbeyat Fee Taleem Al-Lughat Al-Englezeyat. In the front cover is a short note written in Arabic. The book is dated 15 November 1896.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/EllisCollection/KEllis2020-889.pdf

An envelope addressed to Mr. Fares Abdallah Karam. Postmarked April 16, 1897 and sent from San Antonio, Texas. In Arabic, it asks to be routed to Beirut and then Amsheet, Lebanon.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/AttallahLetters/TAttallah2020-002.pdf

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: 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: 1890s
A framed portrait of Marta Sawaya and Dr. Habib Sawaya in formal attire. Caption on the back reads, "Marta died 1901 or 2 and Dr Habib Saway died before Marta. Betegrine, Lebanon Late 1800s. George A. Kahdy's grandparents in Lebanon maternal side.…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/kc0026/Kahdy2019_001.pdf

A holy card depicting Madonna Della Pace (Madonna of Peace), dated 18 March 1899. Inscription on back written in French, including 'Lucerne (Suisse) and dates 18 March 1899 and 19 March 1899.

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https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/EllisCollection/KEllis2020-003.pdf

Date: undated
This manuscript is a collection of various political essays that Ameen Rihani wrote, including publications from The Syrian World. They range on topics from the Ottoman Empire, to Syria and Lebanon, the Political Situation in the Near-East, along…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/0gjj6w3a8d0shc5/AR07 PDF.pdf

Date: 1896
Half of a marriage certificate for John Oussani, dated May 1896.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0296.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: 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.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0292_combined.pdf

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

Date: circa 1893
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

A letter from Daniel J. Faour in New York, dated December 4, 1893, to the N.N. Brass Company about rattles that were ordered and had yet to arrive. The letterhead is of "Danial J. Faour &
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0059/LJacobs018.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: 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 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
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