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A French Republic passport from Beirut, Syria, for Emilie Soliman listing her age as 18 years. It states that she was born in Beirut, her nationality was Syrian, and that she was travelling to Lawrence, MA in the U.S. She was not accompanied by…
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French Republic passport for Elias Shakkal issued May 10, 1920. It states that he was born in Aleppo [Alep], lived in Beirut, and was travelling to the U.S. He was not accompanied by anyone else.
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An immigration record, a prepaid ticket good for one year, for Nazrah Samia created on February 16, 1914. It shows Nazra's passage from Beirut, Syria to Lawrence, Massachusetts arriving on February 16, 1914. The cost of the journey is listed as…
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An immigration record, a prepaid ticket good for one year, for Gamelia Samia, issued on February 16, 1914. It shows passage from Beirut, Syria to Lawrence, Massachusetts. It lists Gamelia's age as 17. It was stamped by A.R. Saunders Insurance at 362…
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Passport for Saada Owen [Aoun] [50] who was accompanied by her 2 children Afife [15] and Michael [14]. They were from Lebanon. The passport was issued on May 7, 1921, and used to travel to the United States via France shortly thereafter.
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Contract for transportation by sea for Youssef Nassif who was travelling to New York on the Bretagne and was departing on April 29, 1911. He was travelling with his daughter Hafya Nassif [17], and his other child Shekri [11]. On the back of the…
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Certificate of Vaccination for an 18-year-old immigrant given in Marseille, France, on October 1913. The name, written in pencil, is illegible. He departed from Beirut and arrived in Marseille. Created by the Messageries Maritimes a French shipping…
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A letter from Rev. Thomas Griffin of Henderson, North Carolina, written on December 11, 1915. It certifies that that Kalile Francis was born on September 27, 1904 in Henderson, North Carolina, and baptized by missionaries from the Sacred Heart Church…
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A handwritten document in both English and Arabic. The English portion lists Mary Jacob's date of birth as September 20, 1893 and date of baptism as September 28, 1893 in Bdadoun, Mount Lebanon. It names her godfather as Yusef Alis Fransis and her…
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Permission of travel document issued on May 3, 1920. The front of the document states that Louis Bou-Sarhal was 21, a resident of Hammana, Lebanon, was travelling to the United States, and his father's name was Boutros Bou-Surrhal. The back lists…
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International passport of Lamià Boustani [Lamya Bastany], issued in 1920. On the back it is stamped by the American Consulate in Beirut and signed by Frederick Bird on October 30, 1920. Lamia was originially from Lebanon and was born in 1903. It…
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النسمات, al-Nasamāt [Breezes], is a collection of essays written by Salma Sa'igh and published in Beirut in 1923.
Salma Sa'igh al-Nasamat_o.pdf

Vol. 2 no. 9 of al-Majalla al-Tijarriya contains: an article on American banks; the second part of Dr. Philip K. Hitti's article on Syrian immigrants and merchants; a report on Mount Lebanon's efforts to implement hydroelectric power; and reports on…
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A photo of Mokarzels in Beirut, Lebanon. In front is Helen Mokarzel and behind her are Mary (left) and Lila Mokarzel. (Folder 2-1-8-8)
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A photo of Lila Mokarzel, standing outside in a white dress, taken during her stay in Beirut, Lebanon. (Folder 2-1-7-13)
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A photo of Helen Mokarzel and some of her daughters during their stay in Beirut. In the back, left to right: Helen Kalil Mokarzel and her friend (unidentified). In the front, left to right: Yemna and Lila Mokarzel. (Folder 2-1-7-9)
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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)
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A portrait of Yemna Mokarzel. (Folder 2-1-3-2)
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A photo of Mokarzels in Beirut, Lebanon. Left to right: Lila Mokarzel and Helen Kalil Mokarzel. The caption on the back of the photo states "Nadi Al-Sayaddy." (Folder 2-1-1-15)
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