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  • Tags: 1940's

Date: c. 1945
Caption: "Joseph El-Khouri (second from left) with Father (Rev. Maroun El-Khouri) & Brothers & Sisters in front of their home in Kour, Batroun Lebanon (1945?)". Sister Victorine El-Khouri stands on the far right, but Joe and Sr. Victorine's other…

Date: c. 1945
A photograph of Rev. Joseph Michael Maroun El-Khouri, father of Joe El-Khouri, seated in front of his house. Two unidentified men crouch on the bottom right of the photograph.

Date: circa 1945
Sister Victorine El-Khouri and cousin in Lebanon.

Date: Unknown
A photograph (damaged) of the cedars of Lebanon. The date of the photograph is unknown, but it was likely taken prior to Joseph El-Khouri's immigration to the United States in 1949.

Date: circa 1945
An unidentified young man, likely a friend or relative of Joseph El-Khouri, stands in front of columns at Ba'albek. Ba'albek is a significant archaeological site in Lebanon containing Phoenician ruins.

Date: circa 1945
Unidentified friends or relatives of Joeseph El-Khouri pose in front of a cedar. Also in the background is a bus and other vehicles. Though location is unidentified, the photograph was perhaps taken during a trip to Ba'albek that Joseph went on with…

Date: 1945
Joseph El-Khouri posing in front of a large cedar in Lebanon.

Date: circa 1945
A group of men posed on outside in Kour, Batroun, Lebanon, identified only as brothers and friends of Joseph El-Khouri.

Date: 1943
A photograph of nineteen-year-old Joseph El-Khouri (center), sitting between two unidentified young men, likely his brothers or friends.

Date: 1948
Passport photograph for Joseph El-Khouri, 1948.

Date: c. 1940
Studio portrait of Salloum Mokarzel, c. 1940.
Salloum Mokarzel c 1940-wm.jpg

Date: Unknown
A photograph of Butros Maroun El-Khouri, relative of Joseph El-Khouri. Though undated, the photograph was likely taken circa 1940s.
El-Khouri_Butros El-Khouri.jpg

Date: 1949
A photograph of Joseph El-Khouri leaning against a wall, shortly after his immigration to the United States.
El-Khouri_Joseph Maroun arrival in US 1949.jpg

A postcard depicting the plane the Joe El-Khouri took from Lebanon to the United States in 1949. (2016 Folder 7-10)
Khouri 7-10 Postcard_wm.pdf

Date: Circa 1940s
A photo of Lila and Yemna Mokarzel as young women. (Folder 2-1-2-2)
Mokarzel 2-1-2-2 Lila Yemna_wm.jpg

Date: June 1949
A photo taken at a party given for Mr. and Mrs. George Arida in Salloum Mokarzel's apartment. Almost everyone is labelled in the caption on the back of the photo, which was written by Rose Mokarzel Tanous. (Folder 2-1-2-12)
Mokarzel 2-1-2-12a Party_wm.jpg

Date: Circa 1940s
A photo of a boy in an Arab refugee camp. (Folder 2-1-3-8)
Mokarzel 2-1-3-8a Camp_wm.jpg

Date: Circa 1940s
A photo of Lila Mokarzel in front of a car. The caption on the back reads "Lila- the doll." (Folder 2-1-5-13)
Mokarzel 2-1-5-13 Car_wm.jpg

A photo of people gathered in the Mokarzel apartment. The caption on the back reads "Catered dinner party for Lebanese diplomats in our apt in [Brooklyn]." Family and friends of the Mokarzels also attended. (Folder 2-1-5-16)
Mokarzel 2-1-5-16 Dinner Party_wm.jpg

A photo of people gathered in the Mokarzel apartment for a dinner party. The caption on the back reads "Dinner in our apt. at 115 Ocean Ave., [Brooklyn] for Syrian + Lebanese diplomats." Family and friends of the Mokarzels also attended. (Folder…
Mokarzel 2-1-5-18 Dinner_wm.jpg

A photo taken at a dinner party held in honor of Lebanese diplomats. The caption reads "the Family- Trabulsis + Mokarzels at the dinner party." Lebanese consuls and friends of the Mokarzels also attended the party. (Folder 2-1-5-20)
Mokarzel 2-1-5-20a Dinner_wm.jpg

A photo taken during a dinner party at the Mokarzel apartment. The caption on the back reads "Syrian + Lebanese Consuls- Pop's apt. in [Brooklyn]." Salloum Mokarzel stands in the back row, on the right. (Folder 2-1-5-19)
Mokarzel 2-1-5-19 Consuls_wm.jpg
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