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  • Tags: 1950's

Date: c. 1950
A photograph of Joseph El-Khouri posing outdoors with Moura Isaac. Moura Isaac was the mother of Rose Isaac, whom Joseph married in 1950. Though the photograph is undated, it was likely taken early in Joseph and Rose's relationship, perhaps before or…
ElKhouri_Joseph_ElKhouri_and_Moura_Isaac_wm.jpg

Date: Unknown
Caption from Marsha El-Khouri Shiver: "Sithoo Moura & Photo of Giddoo." Moura Isaac posing beneath a portrait of her deceased husband, Thanios Isaac. Thanios passed away in 1939. Though the photograph is undated, it was likely taken in the early to…
ElKhouri_Moura_Isaac_and_photo_of_Husband_Thanios_wm.jpg

Date: Unknown
A photograph taken at an El-Khouri family dinner. Most of the individuals are unidentified, but Rose El-Khouri is sitting at the head of the table. Though the date is unknown, the photograph was likely taken in the 1950s.
Elkhouri-family dinner_wm.jpg

Date: circa 1956
An exterior photograph of Jabaley's, the department store in Andrews, North Carolina, belonging to Rose Isaac El-Khouri's relatives and managed by Joseph El-Khouri. Joseph purchased the business in 1965, renaming it Khouri's. The business remained…
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Date: circa 1956
An exterior photograph of Jabaley's, the department store in Andrews, North Carolina, belonging to Rose Isaac El-Khouri's relatives and managed by Joseph El-Khouri. Joseph purchased the business in 1965, renaming it Khouri's. The business remained…
ElKhouri_Jabaley's_Department_Store_AndrewsNC2_wm.jpg

Date: circa 1956
An interior photograph of Jabaley's, the department store in Andrews, North Carolina, belonging to Rose Isaac El-Khouri's relatives and managed by Joseph El-Khouri. Joseph purchased the business in 1965, renaming it Khouri's. The business remained…
ElKhouri_Jabaley's_Department_Store_AndrewsNC3_wm.jpg

Date: circa 1956
An interior photograph of Joseph El-Khouri working in Jabaley's Department Store with three unidentified clerks. The store belonged to Rose Isaac El-Khouri's relatives and managed by Joseph El-Khouri. Joseph purchased the business in 1965, renaming…
ElKhouri_Joseph_ElKhouri_in_Jabaley's_with_Clerks2_wm.jpg

Date: circa 1956
An interior photograph of Joseph El-Khouri working in Jabaley's Department Store with four unidentified clerks. The store belonged to Rose Isaac El-Khouri's relatives and managed by Joseph El-Khouri. Joseph purchased the business in 1965, renaming it…
ElKhouri_Joseph_ElKhouri_in_Jabaley's_with_Clerks1_wm.jpg

Frank Habit and his new bride cutting the cake at the reception after their wedding.
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John, Frank and Vivian Craddock Habit, Nov. 11, 1951 standing across from Saint Anne Catholic Church after Franklin Hanna Habit's wedding.
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Date: circa 1950s
This regular 8 reel was generously donated by Marsha Shiver who received the movie from her, Joseph El-Khouri. This video includes panoramas of cityscapes in Lebanon, footage from a moving car, scenes of the El-Khouri children, and crowds of…
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Date: circa 1950s
This regular 8 reel was generously donated by Marsha Shiver who received the movie from her, Joseph El-Khouri. The video was taken in Lebanon in the mid-1950s. This video includes scenes of the extended El-Khouri family members, including a group of…
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Date: circa 1950s
This regular 8 reel was generously donated by Marsha Shiver who received the movie from her, Joseph El-Khouri. The video was taken in Lebanon in the mid-1950s. This video includes scenes of the El-Khouri family and their extended relatives,…
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Date: circa 1950s
This regular 8 reel was generously donated by Marsha Shiver who received the movie from her, Joseph El-Khouri. The video was taken in Lebanon in the mid-1950s. This video includes scenes of the El-Khouri family and their extended relatives,…
https://i.ytimg.com/vi/oymk1hK3PSc/default.jpg

Date: circa 1950s
This regular 8 reel was generously donated by Marsha Shiver who received the movie from her, Joseph El-Khouri. The video was taken in Lebanon during a family visit back. This video includes scenes of the El-Khouri family and their extended relatives,…
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Date: circa 1950s
This regular 8 reel was generously donated by Marsha Shiver who received the movie from her, Joseph El-Khouri. The video was taken in Lebanon during a family visit back. The beginning of this movie includes scenes from a wedding between two unnamed…
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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: 1955
Joseph Maroun El-Khouri stands with his children Mariam, George and Theresa in front of a house; in the background on a porch is his mother-in-law, Moura "Sithoo" Isaac. The photograph was taken in North Carolina in 1955 or 1956, shortly after the…
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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

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

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

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

An article about the difficulty faced by Joseph El-Khouri when he attempted to call his family in Lebanon, likely due to the 1958 Lebanon crisis. (Folder 12-3)
Khouri 12-3 Clipping_wm.tif

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
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