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An immigration record for Mansoar Zine, produced on September 19, 1921. It was was produced at Ellis Island, sent to the Lawrence, Massachusetts Superintendent of School, and signed by Chief Clerk A.F. Sherman. It certifies that Zine arrived in the…
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A birth record, issued by the City of Lawrence City Clerk's Office on November 16, 1922. It certifies that Adella Solomon, child of Bashara Solomon and Raffaela Habib Solomon was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts, on March 20, 1906.
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A French Republic passport from Beirut, Syria, for Emilie Soliman listing her age as 18 years. It states that she was born in Beirut, her nationality was Syrian, and that she was travelling to Lawrence, MA in the U.S. She was not accompanied by…
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A typed document created in Lawrence, Massachusetts, and signed by the notary public on August 22, 1922. It contains the testimony of Sarah Sofeir of 384 Elm St. that her daughter, Deebey Sofeir was born in on August 17, 1906. It states that Deebey…
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A series of pink immigration records from the immigration of Saabeh Sofeir and Deebey Sofeir, aged 13 and 15 at the time of their travel on August 17, 1921. The first document is a receipt or ticket for travel on the Fabre Line paid for by Sarah…
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A passport for Deebey [Dibio] Sofeir (11 years old) and brother Saabeh Sofeir (9 years old), issued by The Department of Public Security in Egypt and containing a photograph of the children. It contains a number of stamps indicating that the children…
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A promise of employment record for Bashir Simon created on June 24, 1921, confirming their employment as a doffer in Washington Mills. On the back is a signed physician's certificate of health.
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A school record for Bashir Simon, born November 1, 1906, residence at 27 Pine St. It lists information about their studies at St. Mary's School and includes their father's name, George Simon. It was signed by the principle, Siter M. Teresa, on June…
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An immigration record for Elias Shakkal showing his transport from Marseille, France to New York. It shows he was to depart for New York on July 16, 1920. It also lists his nationality as Syrian and his profession as being a day laborer [journalier].…
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A handwritten letter in Arabic. Confirm baptism of Youssef Tannous on March 1, 1896 by Father Khouri Youwakim alZughbi. Gofather was Youssef Thabit, and godmother was Milana wife of Youssef Afram. Also the baptism of Saba Tannous on November 28,…
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A physician's certificate of age for Saba Sfier created on June 8, 1923. It confirms their date of birth as June 8, 1907 in Syria. It lists their address as 284 Elm St.
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A school record for Louis Samaha issued on October 11, 1926. It indicates that he was born November 20, 1910 and residence at 143 Myrtle St. It lists information about Louis's studies at the Tarbox School and lists their parent as Sam.
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An application for educational certificate for Karim Saliba, age 19, to work at the Pacific Print Works, filled out and signed by the mill's overseer, J.M. Mont, around 1922. It lists Karim's address as 358 Elm St.
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A physician's certificate of age for Karim Saliba issued on September 11, 1922. It lists Karim's residence as 358 Elm St. an dconfirming their age as at least 16.
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A handwritten letter in Arabic and English (on the left) certifying the age of Karim Saliba and date of birth as March 3, 1903, and baptism on March 10, 1903. (on the right) Arabic, certifying the birthdate of Hanna Saliba on Marc 21, 1901, and…
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A birth record issued by the Town of Methuen, certifying that William Saba, the child of Mike Saba and Salemmy Bshara Saba, was born on October 3, 1921.
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A school record for William Saba created on September 18, 1936. It indicates that he was born October 3, 1921 and residence at 6 Wells St. It lists information about his studies at Lawrence High School and lists his father's name as Michael Saba.
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A promise of employment certificate for Michael Owen, certifying his employment as an oiler boy for J. Broadley. On the back is a physician's certificate of health signed by a Dr. Schwartz. It was filled out on August 13, 1923.
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Passport for Saada Owen [Aoun] [50] who was accompanied by her 2 children Afife [15] and Michael [14]. They were from Lebanon. The passport was issued on May 7, 1921, and used to travel to the United States via France shortly thereafter.
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An affidavit signed by William Nader of 73 Hampshire St, father of Mary Nader, attempting to establish Mary's true age as 17 rather than 14. He states that he was incorrect about her age due to a culture of not keeping track of ages in his home…
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