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  • Tags: 1950s

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_OCRWM.pdf

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

Black and white photograph of Joseph El-Khouri (or Khoury) and Rose Isaac at their wedding in 1950 (Folder 2-3).
Khouri 2-3 Photo_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

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 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

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

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

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

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…
El-Khouri_joseph mariam goerge theresa moura_1955 or 56_first year in Andrews.jpg

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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