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  • Tags: 1950's

Date: 1956
George Kahdy and his mother Adma Kahdy standing next to each other. In the background of the photo it seems like this was taken in the forest while there was a picnic or event was set up. Caption on the back reads, "George and mother 56. Before her…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/98xt040z4n4zhgx/Kahdy2019_168.pdf

Date: circa 1958
This manuscript by Aelyas Kassab is a history of the Kassab family and a biography of Aelyas' own life. It begins with Aelyas' grandfather Elyas Kassab, born in 1814, and traces the family through the nineteenth century; particular attention is paid…
Kassab_ Aelyas family history_Rwm.pdf

The envelope of a letter to Joseph Maroun El-Khouri from Albert G. Jacob postmarked September 13, 1957. In the packet of mostly Arabic letters received from Marsha El-Khouri Shiver this envelope was empty and there was one letter without an envelope.…
El-Khouri_Envelope to Joseph from Lebanon Sep13 1957_1_wm.jpg

Date: 1939
الكتاب كغيره من كتب ريحاني التي كتبها شارحا فيها اسفاره الى البلاد العربية ومشاهداته السياسية والجغرافية فيها، بالاضافة الى نفحات تاريخية عن المنطقة واهلها. وكان يرمي الريحاني بسلسلة كتبه هذه التعريف والتقريب بين ابناء الامة العربية الواحدة - كما كان…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/5vnsdo4a64cq458/AR53 Part 1 PDF.pdf

اجمعت العديد من المصادر "يمكن القول بأن "قلب لبنان" قدم الريحاني لا كأديب فحسب بل كمؤرخ وكفنان وشاعر إلى جانب الريحاني الفيلسوف والاجتماعي والعالم بالنفس". يصف الريحاني في هذ الكتاب تسع رحلات قام بها في اطار وطنه لبنان. "فإذا قرأت قصائد الريحاني التي…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/5mwuvxofe2z60xl/AR63 PDF.pdf

A letter asking for donations to contribute money to the building of the American Museum of Immigration in the name of Lebanese communities. (Folder 7-9)
Khouri 7-9 Letter_wm.pdf

A letter to Joseph El-Khouri from the Secretary of the Consulate General of Lebanon giving instructions for tasks to carry out before "legalization of signature." (Folder 11-21)
Khouri 11-21 Letter_wm.pdf

Date: 1956-08-19
Nell Mettrey Kahdy's Certificate from the Goethe-Institut for studying German Language and Literature from June 27 1956 to August 27, 1956 issued August 19, 1956
https://www.dropbox.com/s/i6e5hlzycllvk2v/Kahdy2015_060.pdf

Date: 1957
A drawing done by Iraqi artist and writer, Hareth T. Rawi, of Ameen Rihani in 1957.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/t0u2hvog2ktxns8/AR70_062.jpg

Senator Hubert H. Humphrey (Minn) sends letter to Joseph El-Khouri regarding the status of the Jacob immigration case. Fred Gates requested a favor (Folder 3-5).
Khouri 3-5 Letter_wm.pdf

A card full of well wishes from the Jabaley's department store staff to Youssif (Joseph El-Khouri), the boss (Folder 1-20).
Khouri 1-20 Card_wm.pdf

Date: July 1959
A scan of Stephen Carter Rabil's birth certificate from July 14th, 1959, issued by Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield, North Carolina, and signed by the attending physicians. The back of the certificate has Stephen's footprints in blue ink.
Carter Rabil_STEPHENRABILBIRTHCERTIFICATE,1959_wm.jpg

Date: 1950
This photograph of Rose El-Khouri (center, in white) was taken on her honeymoon to Niagara Falls.
ElKhouri_Rose_Isaac_ElKhouri_Honeymoon_Niagara_Falls1950_wm.jpg

Date: 1959
A small (3 x 4.5 inches) pocket notebook with a leatherette cover that belonged to Joseph El-Khouri. The notebook contains handwritten notes in both English and Arabic, likely drafting a speech that Joseph gave for the Kiwanis Club in January of…
El-Khouri_joes notes on a speech_c 1959_wm.pdf

Date: 1953
A bronze relief sculpture done by Lebanese artist, Joseph Howayek in 1953.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/t102wjhjivns63h/AR70_061.jpg

A series of letters between Joseph El-Khouri and others written February 1953 concerning a bond which he executed in the case of Youssef El-Khouri. (Folder 7-1)
Khouri 7-1 Letters_wm.pdf

Date: 1953
A bronze bust sculpture of Ameen Rihani done by Italian artist, Joseph Mallozi in 1953.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/a0d4ebhaa8lp4r1/AR70_060.jpg

Date: 1957-1960
Notes found in Joseph Maroun El-Khouri's pack of letters from Lebanon, 1957-1960.
El-Khouri_Note1_wm.jpg

Yemna Mokarzel's library card for the U. S. I. S. library in Beirut, Lebanon. The card was put in care of Dr. Eugene Szegoe, relative of the Mokarzels. (Folder 2-1-3-27)
Mokarzel 2-1-3-27 Library_wm.jpg

September 1953 edition of the Maronite periodical "The Maronite Review" (Folder 11-6)
Khouri 11-6 Periodical_wm.pdf

A program outlining the history of the Maronite rite, Rev. George J. Webby's biography, the First Solemn High Mass, the dinner menu, speakers, and the benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. (Folder 11-8)
Khouri 11-8 Program_wm.pdf

Date: Jul-59
A photograph of Joseph Salem, standing outside in his United States Army uniform.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/b6jjswrm0n395b3/Salem2010-012joseph1959_wm.jpg

Date: Unknown
A copy of a letter from Salloum Mokarzel to Mary Mokarzel concerning her travels and his health. (Folder 2-2-2-3)
Mokarzel 2-2-2-3 Letter_wm.tif

Date: January 1950
A typewritten letter from the Smithfield Chamber of Commerce requesting feedback with responding handwritten notes from Ed Rabil, Jr. The original letter was sent on January 7, 1950; Ed Rabil's reply is undated.
Carter Rabil_-¬1950,CHAMBERRABIL_wm.jpg
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