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  • Tags: 1940's

Date: circa 1940s
An American War Dads card that belonged to Philip Shehdan, son of Beshara Shehdan. Philip enlisted in the Coast Guard in 1945, as soon as he turned eighteen and graduated from high school.
Shehdan_TheAmericanWarDadsCard_wm.jpg

Date: circa 1940
A photograph of young Cecilia Domit (right) with her mother Jamili Yousef (Khoury) Jreige (left). Though undated, the image was taken in the 1940s.
saleh_cecilia (right) and mother jamili (left) 1940s_wm.jpg

Date: 1948
A photograph of the Saleh family in 1948 in Lebanon. Left to Right: unidentified family friend, Samir's stepfather, Moussa Domit, and Cecilia Saleh.
saleh_moussa and cecilia with stepfather and family friend_1948_wm.jpg

Date: circa 1940s
A purple-tinted photograph of Noha Nasrallah's grandfather. He is dressed in a fez and a suit.
Nasrallah_1940s_Nohas grandfather.jpg

Date: 1940
A census document containing information about George Richard (G.R.) Saleeby, his wife, Najaa, and the three of their eight children who were living at home in 1940: Sam, Joe, Samera, and Albert. Also living with them was "Joe," listed as a brother.
1940 Census - Sam and Najaa Saleeby.jpg

Date: 1941
A portrait photograph of Helen Saleeby.
1949 - Scan3235, December 14, 2002.jpg

Date: circa 1940
Caption from Trey Matthews: "Victor and Joseph with uncle. This is Victor and Joseph Safy, sons of Joseph and Susie Safy. They are pictured with their uncle Majeed Safy. Majeed is the brother of their mother, Susie."
Victor and Joseph with uncle (Majeed Safy)_wm.jpg

From Trey Matthews: "Wedding announcement for Alice Eugene Safy - Kingsport Times-News, 4 Aug 1946, p 4B. Alice is the daughter of Joseph and Susie Safy."

Safy married Frank Milton Lewis.
Alice Safy wedding announcement_ocr_wm.pdf

Date: circa 1943
From Trey Matthews: "Joseph Safy, son of George Joseph and Susie Safy. Joseph was killed in action when his plane was shot down over Germany during WWII on 9 Sep 1944. He was interred in Lorraine American Cemetery in France."
Joseph Safy_wm.jpg

Date: circa 1944
A portrait of George Victor Safy, son of George Joseph and Susie Safy. Though undated, the photograph was likely taken when Victor was a young man, circa 1944.
George Victor Safy_wm.jpg

A photograph of a U.S. Navy Land Craft taken by Mitchell Baddour during his time serving in the US Navy.
baddour-mitch navy photo.jpg

caption: "U.S. Navy Landing Craft Aboard U.S. Navy LST [Note: Landing Ship, Tank]"

A photograph taken by Mitchell Baddour during his time serving in the US Navy.
baddour-mitch navy ship 2.jpg

Date: 1946
Facsimile of a portion of two documents presented to Mitchell Baddour, who was honorably discharged by the U.S. Navy in March 1946.
Baddour-navy certificate.jpg

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.
El-Khouri_03_wm.jpg

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

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.
ElKhouri_Cedars_of_Lebanon_wm.jpg

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.
ElKhouri_Ba'albek_wm.jpg

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…
ElKhouri_Friends_in_the_Cedars_wm.jpg
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