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Two school records for Victoria Zarzour produced on September 25, 1945. It indicates her birthdate as October 29, 1930 and residence at 319 Lowell St. It lists information about her studies at Lawrence High School and lists her mother's name as Sarah…
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A promise of employment certificate for Edmund George Samra created on June 29, 1945. It confirms his employment for a Mrs. Pizeira [?] at 309 Essex St. The job description is "helping in the [illegible?] room." On the back is a signed physician's…
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An envelope with Marie Hatem's name and birthdate, June 19, 1907, written on the outside and a note that a passport was given to her on July 1, 1940.
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A letter, written by G. L. Mulhare, headmaster at Lawrence High School pm March 16, 1944, certifying Lewis A. Corey's birthdate as April 28, 1929.
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صور وذكريات, Ṣuwar wa-dhikrayāt [Images and Memories], is a memoir written by Salma Sa'igh and published in Sao Paolo in 1946.
Salma Sa'igh-Suwar wa-Dhikrayat_full_o.pdf

Amāma al-mawqid [In Front of the Fireplace] is a collection of short stories writen by Salwa Salama Atlas. It was published in 1941 in Sao Paolo, Brazil.
Salma Salama Atlas - Amam al-Mawqid full_o.pdf

A pamphlet produced for the 40th anniversary banquet of the United Syrian Charitable Society which took place in 1947 in Lawrence, Massachusetts. The society was established in 1907 with the goal of providing a gathering place for immigrants and…
1947_united syrian charitable society.pdf

Caption from donor: " Photo of Ellis Nassour’s Grocery store advertisement (around 1940)." This is a digital photograph of a reproduction of the original advertisement, which promoted Ellis M. Nassour's grocery store ("formerly Bodron's Grocery") in…
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A photograph labeled "grandfather in his store." Presumably it depicts Sam Parker in his department store, likely called either the Parker Department Store or the Farris-Parker Department Store at this time. He stands in front of a board labeled…
Findlen_Grandfather_1940sStore-wm.jpg

A photo taken at a dinner party held in honor of Lebanese diplomats. The caption states "Mr. Macari, Mr./Mrs. Jos. Morin after dinner in our apt. in [Brooklyn]." Lebanese consuls and friends of the Mokarzels also attended the party. (Folder 2-1-6-2)
Mokarzel 2-1-6-2 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

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 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 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 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 a boy in an Arab refugee camp. (Folder 2-1-3-8)
Mokarzel 2-1-3-8a Camp_wm.jpg

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

A photo of Lila and Yemna Mokarzel as young women. (Folder 2-1-2-2)
Mokarzel 2-1-2-2 Lila Yemna_wm.jpg

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