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An immigration record, produced in Marseille, France on September 15, 1910. It lists Rosa Bon Assaby as 17 years old and her destination as Lawrence, Massachusetts. The back lists information more information that states she can read and write, is…
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An immigration record, produced in Marseille, France on November 8, 1913. It lists Melhem Beseybes as 20 years old. The documet also states that Beseybes left for Chicago. The back of the document has information that states that Beseybes was Syrian,…
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Kawkab Amirka, كوكب أمريكا, Vol. 1, no. 52. Articles in English in this issue include: a profile of Canton; a description of the legal system of feudal Japan; a description of the Egyptian individuals brought to appear in the Chicago World's Fair;…
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Kawkab Amirka, كوكب أمريكا, Vol. 1, no. 51. Articles in English in this issue include: an article about missionaries in the Congo Free State; a description of the Algerian exhibit at the Chicago World's Fair; and a brief portrait of Augustus W.…
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Kawkab Amirka, كوكب أمريكا, Vol. 1, no. 47. Articles in English include: a description of Islamic convert Muhammed Alexander Russell Webb's first lecture in New York on Islam; an update on the conflict between the Congo Free State and Arab groups,…
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Kawkab Amirka, كوكب أمريكا, Vol. 1, no. 32. Articles in English include: the conclusion of the missionary controversy; a discussion of the activities of the Mohammedan Society of Liverpool; a collection of miscellany on various news from the…
kawkab amirka_vol 1 no 32_nov 18 1892_wmc.pdf

Kawkab Amirka, كوكب أمريكا, Vol. 2, no. 56 was the first issue to do away with the page of English articles; this volume of the newspaper is almost exclusively in Arabic.

The issue contains a full page of illustrations depicting the World's…
kawkab amrika_vol 2 no 56_may 1893_wmc.pdf

Volume 1, No. 9 of كوكب أمريكا, Kawkab Amirka. Articles in English include: an account of Cardinal Lavigerie's lifelong efforts to document and combat slavery in Africa and a description of the various pirates working from and around the…
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Volume 1, No. 8 of كوكب أمريكا, Kawkab Amirka. Articles in English include: a profile of a Korean magazine, the "Korean Repository;" a continuation of a travelogue describing a visit to a Bedouin tribe; a description of a Persian harem, with…
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