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Date: 11-Nov-29
A telegram from W. Alexander Director of the Commission on Interracial Cooperation to Florida Governor Carlton regarding the third lynching in Florida in 1929 and calling for action to be taken.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/dltqmep7t5kqwuv/1929.11.11_Telegram Commission on Interracial Cooperation Will Alexanderwm.jpg

Date: 17-May-29
A Telegram from George Lahood to Florida Governor Carlton dated May 17, 1929 requesting Icer Romey (sone of Nola and Hasna Romey) be removed from the Columbia County Jail for his safety.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/ghed3jf323s3l28/1929.05.17_LahoodTelegramwm.pdf

Date: 18-May-29
A letter from an anonymous citizen of Lake City, Florida to Governor Carlton dated May 18, 1929 regarding the deaths of Nola and Hasna Romey. The letter names Chief John Bake, Deputy Sheriff Leo Cox, and Arthur Hall. It claims that Cox fired the…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/9z48p4cyzt2r62a/1929.05.18_Letter to Gov from Anonymouswm.pdf

Date: 18-May-29
A letter from an anonymous citizen of Lake City, Florida to Governor Carlton dated May 18, 1929 regarding the deaths of Nola and Hasna Romey. The writer claims "our sheriff (Douglass) is not doing his duty".
https://www.dropbox.com/s/b9fbw11hxdl7qyz/1929.05.18_Letter to Gov from F Anonymouswm.pdf

Date: 18-May-29
A letter from Salina, Kansas to Florida Governor Carlton dated May 18, 1929 expressing outrage over the lynching of Nola Romey.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/r47uuvz04i81pjm/1929.05.18_Letter to Gov from Kansaswm.jpg

Date: 18-Oct-29
A series of letters from E.B. William's of Madison County, Florida reguarding a situation in which the sheriff of Madison County and the sheriff (Douglass) of Columbia County fail to arrest W.L. Haines convicted of operating an automobile while…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/3qkwjfxhky14u53/1929.10.18_WilliamsComplaintwm.pdf

Date: 1920s, 1930s
A bound volume containing emergency passport lists spanning from 1925 to 1932.
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/gkyt19e8zp7s20l/AABbPRCnTIVGYsE2fInEowu9a/Beirut_Consulate429_RG84_NARA_SM_Part1WM.pdf

Date: 1920s, 1930s
A bound volume containing emergency passport lists spanning from 1925 to 1932.
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/gkyt19e8zp7s20l/AAC39yoZyLz1XcQ6eE2ShgV9a/Beirut_Consulate429_RG84_NARA_SM_Part2WM.pdf

Date: 1929
Children of Joseph and Susie Safy, c. 1929. Alice, Olga, Sophie Mae and Victor
Safy children - 1929_wm.jpg

Date: 1929
A holiday greeting card from the Dodge family, probably the family of Bayard Dodge, who was the president of the American University of Beirut at the time.
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Date: 1929
A photo of Alice Mokarzel and a friend on the beach in Asbury Park, New Jersey. (2-1-5-10)
Mokarzel 2-1-5-10 Beach_wm.jpg

Date: 1929
Clippings from the New Bern Sun newspaper detailing Joseph Salem's academic achievements: from the point he entered school as a non-English-speaking eleven-year-old, Salem advanced rapidly in his studies to graduate from high school as…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/uryb5gto07jx7jw/Salem2010-002article_wm.jpg

Date: 1929
A letter from an anonymous person to Florida Governor Carlton regarding an establishments outside of Lake City and White Springs called "Baker's Place" and "Fatty's Place". The writer claims the establishments sell a lot of illegal alcohol (during…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/5pmt1b29z4792j2/No Date_AnonymousOnBakersPlacewm.pdf

Date: 1929
A letter from "one of the sheriff's best friends" in Lake City, Florida to Governor Carlton undated but likely 1929 regarding the deaths of Nola and Hasna Romey. The writer claims Sheiriff Douglass "is no good for a sheriff he is gone now and it is a…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/0rnhmun11aavi8l/1929_Letter to Gov re Romeys Lawlessnesswm.pdf

Date: 1929
A letter from an anonymous citizen of Lake City, Florida to Governor Carlton undated circa 1929 regarding the deaths of Nola and Hasna Romey. The writer urges the governor to send a special detective to Lake City to investigate the murders.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/dsct8bylqdtv2xt/No Date_Letter to Gov re special detective for Romey casewm.jpg

Date: 1929
The death certificate of Nola G. Romey. Birth and death dates are recorded as 18 February 1890 and 17 May 1929. Cause of death is: "Lynched". The certificate copy was issued 18 September 2006.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/lne1ncdgfkchtnq/Moses2019-068a.jpg

Date: 1929
The death certificate of Fannie Romey. Birth and death dates are recorded as 14 November 1891 and 16 May 1929. Her cause of death is: "Gunshot wound (pistol) to the right chest -- right arm and left arm. Wounds inflicted by police officer about 8:30…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/gsm7vhzqfpa11zb/Moses2019-069a.jpg

Date: 1929
A copy of an article in the Florida Times-Union from Jacksonville,Florida titled "Probe Order Issued for Romeo Case: Governor Orders Investigation in Death of Man and Wife at Lake City". The date is 18 May 1929. The article recounts the timeline of…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/87u6cb3w0jnwhmc/Moses2019-071.jpg

Date: 1929-02
Vol. 3 no. 08 of The Syrian World published February 1929. The issue begins with an article by Joseph W. Ferris titled Restriction of Immigration. This article is specifically related to the National Origins Clause/Act of 1924 a component of the…
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/90apc1hcqc7urj6/AAAfHE9Hq0ooDk7VWzwLTHt-a/TSW1929_02reducedWM.pdf

Date: 1929-03
Vol. 3 no.09 of The Syrian World published March 1929. The issue begins with an article by Ameen Rihani titled At the Gate of Arabia. This article is a travel journal entry of Rihani's own experience travelling to Arabia. Next is a poem by Kahlil…
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/90apc1hcqc7urj6/AAC1iVj1Oo2NAEG8UyHn42MYa/TSW1929_03reducedWM.pdf
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