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  • Tags: 1890s

Date: circa 1898
A copy of a portrait of baby Isabelle Dekash sitting in a chair. Dated around 1898. The back reads, "For Christmas gift from Brother Henry."
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/ZaytounCollection/Zaytoun003.pdf

Date: 1890s
A copy of a portrait of the Dekash and Hatch family. The image includes Sitty Ramza, Aunt Habuba Roumain, Grandmother Mardshi, and Uncle Lewis Hatch. Portrait is dated around 1890s.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/ZaytounCollection/Zaytoun002.pdf

Date: 1890s
A copy of a portrait of the Zaytoun and Hatch family. The image includes John, Lewis, Fred, Kelly, Marie, Sitty Nasima, and Aunt Rose. This item also includes a letter from John and Idele to Agnes Zaytoun who made this print of the portrait. Portrait…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/ZaytounCollection/Zaytoun001.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: 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: undated
An identification certificate in Turkish (Ottoman). Year of birth was 1896.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_StepanianH001_wm.pdf

Date: undated
An identification certificate in Turkish. Lists year of birth as 1895.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_OhanianG001_wm.pdf

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: undated
This letter, handwritten in both Arabic and English, certifies Taraf's, son of Faris Aown, birthdate as July 21, 1896, and baptism on November 26, 1896. His hometown is listed as Saghbeen, Syria. It lists his father as Faris Nekowla Elias Aown and…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_AounSeraf001_wm.pdf

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

An issue of New York Times Illustrated Magazine from August 20,1899, which includes an article (pages 4-5) on the Syrian Quarter in New York. The article includes seven photographs.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0059/LJacobs021.pdf

The Illustrated American, Vol. XIV, No. 15 October 14, 1893. “A Plague of Men” (page 453) includes images of Syrians on the street in 1893.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0059/LJacobs020.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: undated
A photograph of a reproduction of a Damascus Merchant’s house at the Turkish Village in the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago, IL. On the back of the print is a photograph of a model of St. Peter's Cathedral.

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https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0059/LJacobs017.pdf

Date: 1896
A photograph of a peddling Syrian woman in New York and an accompanying caption. These pages are from the book "Street Types of Great American Cities" by Sigmund Krausz, published in 1896.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0059/LJacobs014.pdf

A letter of thanks written to Tobia Attallah for his well wishes to the Queen for the wellbeing of her son, written by the Queen of Spain's secretary on October 10, 1896.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/AttallahLetters/TAttallah2020-001.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

A shipping bill to Father Tobia Attallah, dated January 31, 1899. The company is Cammionage de Chemin de Fer de Paris et Lyon et la Méditerranée. The communication informs Attallah that a shipment for him will be leaving Marseilles on February 2.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/AttallahLetters/TAttallah2020-003.pdf

A letter from Khalil to Asaad Butrus, sending greetings to all of his family. Khalil sent Butrus 30 liras through the Ottoman Bank transfer and asks him to write a note and give it to Khalil's father. Khalil requests Asaad to write back when he…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_004.pdf

A letter from Khalil to Asaad Butrus, sending greetings to all of his family. He apologizes for missing [names not clear] in the station and sends money to his family. To ensure the family receives the money, he asks for confirmation of receipt.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_003.pdf

A letter from Khalil to his father, sending greetings to his father and family. Khalil informs his father that he lent his cousin [name not clear] 6 liras, and wants his father to take a payment note for one year. He reassures his father about…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_002.pdf

A letter from Khalil to his father, Youssuf Raad. He sends his greetings and asks about the family and his father. Khalil asks his father to collect a notice of repayment (bill) from Khawaja Asaad Ibrahim, who will arrive in Lebanon soon. He includes…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_001.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

Date: 1899
Blueprint map of land deeded to Joseph Oussani, formerly of W.C. Church, 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
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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