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  • Tags: 1900s

A letter from Aziz to his father, Asaad, sending Easter greetings and wishes to family and friends.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_008.pdf

A letter from Aziz to his father, Asaad, that includes his greetings to family and friends. Aziz also asks for his father to continue praying for him as he always does.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_009.pdf

Date: 1901 June 7
A photograph, printed as a postcard, of Footeena Francees and her family. Caption from [source]: "[I can't be sure if "maternal grandmother" refers to Footeena's grandmother, although you said she never came to this country. Could it be possible that…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/kc0022/kc0022_009.pdf

Date: 1901 May 09
A letter to Vice President Theodore Roosevelt from Ameen Rihani, dated May 9, 1901.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/a23vsfc9nth8k13/Rihani2018AR38_013.pdf

Date: 1901 May 10
A letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Ameen Rihani, dated May 10, 1901.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/gvdq4rmzey6b84j/Rihani2018AR23_004.pdf

Date: 1901 May 15
A letter to Vice President Theodore Roosevelt from Ameen Rihani, dated May 15, 1901.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/5gczq0mapmkwsyp/Rihani2018AR38_014.pdf

A letter to Senator Roscoe W. Gorman from Ameen Rihani, dated November 12, 1901.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/8fijdo69tn8u8q7/Rihani2018AR38_015.pdf

Date: 1902
Turkish (Ottoman) record/certificate of identification, dated from 1902. The owner is unknown, but the year of birth is 1895.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_JassL001_wm.pdf

Date: 1902
A photocopy of a photograph of a large family. Labeled as "from left to right: Top Row: Nasri, Najla, George, Bottom Row: Anis, Michael (Mickey) on Yasmine's Lap, Louisa, Selma, Milhelm, and Miropi. Taken in 1902."

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https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0402.pdf

Date: 1902
A sketch of a "statesman"

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https://www.dropbox.com/s/wngxvlobxewa9o3/AR70_083.jpg

A letter from Khalil who sends greetings to his family and friends and tells his uncle that a friend is returning to Lebanon for visit. He also asks his uncle to send a response when they receive the money he sent. Lastly, Khalil asks his father and…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_013.pdf

A letter from Ameen Rihani to William Jennings Bryan dated December 15, 1902.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/bb6cdgfywdnvwvk/Rihani2018AR38_028.pdf

A letter from Aziz sending Christmas and New Year's greetings to his family and friends. He shares that his sister, Shafiqa, had a baby girl on January 6th and apologizes for his lack of letters due to a heavy workload. He then asks about the recent…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_010.pdf

A letter from Ameen Rihani to Marie (no surname) dated January 24, 1902.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/anbcnmjhuyilucc/Rihani2018AR38_020.pdf

Date: 1902 May 12
A letter from Khalil who asks about his uncle's health and assures him about his son Aziz and daughter Shafiqa. He sends his uncle money through the Ottoman Bank and asks him to write back confirming money receipt.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_011.pdf

Date: 1902 May 18
A letter from Aziz who sends greetings to his family and friends and tells his father that he sent him money. Aziz also shares that he recently partnered with his cousin for business.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_012.pdf

A letter, probably from Khalil, asking about the water issue in Shaghour. He discusses sending money to family while also asking about land for sale and debts to people in the village. Lastly, he sends his greetings.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KJosephCollection/KJoseph_014.pdf

Date: 1903
Memorial card for Yak Oussani with Arabic around the sides and "In Memoriam" printed on the back.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0043.pdf

Date: 1903
This manuscript is Ameen Rihani's early notebook. It contains his personal writings and notes beginning as early as 1903.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/6arf97qutmx85i1/AR05 PDF.pdf

Date: 1903
Sketches of "The Trilateral Treaty in the Animal Kingdom"

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https://www.dropbox.com/s/8u5txwozyy8n0xd/AR70_084.pdf

Mettrey Wehbie Naturalization Certificate
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/kc0026/Kahdy2015_071.pdf

A letter from Ameen Rihani to a Mr. Saltus, dated August 10, 1903.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/m2uneda5ldn1x94/Rihani2018AR38_040.pdf

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

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

Two letters: in 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
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