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  • Tags: 1940

Date: 1940
A page from the 1940 United States census depicting John and Helen Saleeby. Also listed are seven of their eight children: Fred, George, Wade, Lawrence, Michael, Ralph, and Claudette.
1940 Census - John and Helen Saleeby.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: 1940
A photograph of Ameen Rihani in coat and tie, taken in Beirut 1940. It is noted that this was his last photograph before his death.

Date: 1940
A photograph of Nasri Fuleihan, labeled as "dad" in 1940 in Yonkers, NY

Date: 1940
A photograph of a woman, most likely Isabel Oussani, standing outside, labeled as Mom, taken 1940 in Shippan Point, Stamford, Conn.

Date: 1940
A photograph of Dorothy Fuleihan posing in front of a fountain at the New York World's Fair in 1940

Date: 1940
"Sonata No. 1 For the Piano" by Anis Fuleihan, marked as possession of J. E. Balamos, Copyright 1940 by G. Schirmer, Inc. of New York, New York

Date: 1940-01-01
A letter from Krouger Attallah who asks about his father's health and news. He informs him that no letters from his brother As'ad and his son in law. He also opened a shop. Dated January 1, 1940, Kouroussa, Guinea.

Date: 1940-01-08
A letter from Krouger Attallah who updates his father that his Uncle's wife died at age 85. Dated January 8, 1940, Kouroussa, Guinea.

Date: 1940-02-06
A letter from Krouger Attallah who asks his father why he has not received one letter from them when he has sent eight so far. He shares that he has read his father's article in 'alElm' (or 'alAlam') newspaper, dated January 14. He asks them to write…

Date: 1940-02-10
A letter from High Commissioner of Spain to Ameen F. Rihani, dated February 10, 1940.

Date: 1940-02-11
Lebanon-Syrian American Association Woman's Club Fourth Anniversary Flier, February 11, 1940. Nell Mettrey is listed as performing "Songs in Arabic"

Date: 1940-02-19
A letter from Father Youhanna (John) Mallah who asks Father Tobia the reasons for not visiting Mazraat Yachoua following a mutual agreement to do so. Dated February 19, 1940, Mazraat Yachoua, Lebanon.

Date: 1940-04-03
A letter from Yousef Hobeiche to Angele Ellis, dated 3 April 1940.

Date: 1940-04-20
A letter from Ameen Rihani addressed to unknown, dated April 20, 1940. It is noted by a third party that this may be to Don Juan Beigbeder.

Date: 1940-06-11
A letter from Adla Hobeiche to Angele Ellis, dated 11 June 1940.

Date: 1940-06-15
An envelope from Adla Hobeiche to Angele Ellis, dated 15 June 1940. Addressed to 120 Parham Street, Carthage, New York, U.S.A. Envelope contains one Lebanese stamp and was sent from Ghazir, Lebanon. The Khayrallah Center does not hold the original…

Date: 1940-06-29
A letter from Ameen Rihani to Colonel Don Juan Beigbeder, dated June 29, 1940.

Date: 1940-08-16
A letter from Krouger Attallah who confirms not receiving any letters from Father Tobia or family and asks for reasons. He also asks that George writes to his family, Mary and Chadid, as they are worried about him. Dated August 16, 1940, Kouroussa,…

Date: 1940-09-26
A letter and copy of Ameen F. Rihani's report of death from the American Consulate General to Albert Rihani. It lists Rihani's cause of death as multiple sustained sceptic and infected wounds following a bicycle accident. His place of death is listed…

Date: 1940-10-22
A letter from Gadda Georges Nassar who asks Father Tobia to prepare her birth certificate, her father: Georges Nassar, her mother: Nour Habib. Dated October 22, 1940.

Date: 1940-11
The official bulletin of the Southern Federation of Syrian Lebanese American Clubs Vol. II No. 2 dated November 1940
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