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  • Tags: Florida

Date: Jun 1929
An article in Al-Hoda published in New York City, New York on Saturday June 8, 1929 "The Murder of the Romey Family" written by Adeeb Fatoush. In this article, the author urges readers to stand strong, seek the path of justice and to not feel weak…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/he8oocfb2nkjc20/1929.06.08_alhoda_p1wm.bmp

Date: May 1929
An article in Al-Hoda published in New York City, New York on Friday, May 31, 1929 "The Murder of the Romey Family". In this article, the Al-Hoda newspaper urges readers to stop sending money in support of the victims to the newspaper before knowing…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/h0hc80fl1ulq0dc/1929.05.31_alhodawm.bmp

Date: Jun 1929
An article in Al-Hoda published in New York City, New York on Tuesday, June 11, 1929 "The Murder of the Romey Family". In this article, the Al-Hoda newspaper urges readers to stop sending money in support of the victims for fear that Syrian-Lebanese…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/abz6fdxni2xlf90/1929.06.11_alhoda_p1wm.bmp

Date: Jun 1929
An article by Ash-Shaab of New York City, written on May 24, 1929 and published in The Syrian World, Volume 3 No. 12, June 1929 questioning why the community is not more adament about seeking justice in the lynching of Nola Romey. Using…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/4kwd50piwl147ca/1929.06_SyrianWorld_vol3no12_p42wm.jpg

Date: 1959
Arabic Air Mail letter and envelope from Assad Abouhadah in Wadi El-Aarayech near Zahle, Lebanon to Foumi Moses (Fannie Johns Moses) of Lake City, Florida. Stamps on the envelope are dated 1959.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/MosesCollection/Moses2019-151.pdf

Date: 1960
Arabic Air Mail letter and envelope from Assad Abouhadah in Wadi El-Aarayech near Zahle, Lebanon to Foumi Moses (Fannie Johns Moses) of Lake City, Florida. Stamps on the envelope are dated 1960.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/MosesCollection/Moses2019-150.pdf

Date: May 1929
An article in the Birmingham News published in Birmingham, Alabama on Friday, May 17, 1929 "Florida Grocer Lynched by Mob: Action Follows Wounding of Police Chief in Row".
https://www.dropbox.com/s/hm4ll0xepkwmb3c/1929.05.17_Birmingham Newswm.jpg

Date: 26-Jun-29
A letter from Elies Moses, Roy Allem and Peter Deeb officers of The Syrian-Lebanon-American Association to Florida Governor Carlton, regarding the murders of Nola and Hasna Romey. The Association urges the governor to order an investigation into…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/zd4ol81f68l0cp5/1929.06.26_SyrianLebanonAmericanAssocGovCarltonwm.pdf

Date: Jun 1929
The published investigative report by Farid Rizk about the lynching of Nola and murder of Hasna Romey. The investigation was comissioned by Al-Hoda newspaper and published there on Monday June 10, 1929. Rizk traveled from his home in Jacksonville,…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/uggtsj2b60h51xf/1929.06.10_alhoda_p4wm.jpg

Date: Feb 1909
An article in the Gainesville Daily Sun, published in Gainesville, Florida on February 2, 1909 "Georgia And Florida Towns Lose By Fire: Eleven Houses Destroyed at Valdosta-Milton Is Almost Wiped Off the Map".
https://www.dropbox.com/s/u9a2padbtmeiaqw/1909.02.02_Gainesville_Daily_Sunwm.jpg

Date: 17-May-29
A Telegram from George Lahood to Florida Governor Carlton dated May 17, 1929 requesting Icer Romey (sone of Nola and Hasna Romey) be removed from the Columbia County Jail for his safety.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/ghed3jf323s3l28/1929.05.17_LahoodTelegramwm.pdf

Date: May 1929
An article in Al-Hoda published in New York City, New York on Wednesday, May 29, 1929. The article was written by Jirjis "George" Lahood and claims that police were involved in the lynching of Nola Romey and that it is possible Nola died in jail and…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/hwcudgal0zy2x8f/1929.05.29_alhoda_p1wm.bmp

Date: Jun 1907
An article in the Greensboro Daily News, published in Greensboro, North Carolina on June 26, 1907.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/a33rp8d413j86zo/1907.06.29_Greensboro_Daily_Newswm.jpg

Date: 25-Jun-29
A letter from Joe. M. Joseph, president of The Moral Progress Society of Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Florida Governor Carlton dated June 25, 1929. Arabic script on the letterhead indicates that the society was a Syrian Society. The writer urges the…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/wg2kyoh733iqev5/1929.06.25_Moral Progress Societywm.jpg

A postcard addressed from Kail Ellis to Angele Ellis and Toufic Ellis
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/EllisCollection/KEllis2020-269.pdf

Date: 1959
Air Mail letter and envelope, dated 14 December 1959, from Kalil Moussa Marjaba to Fannie Johns Moses (Mrs. Ellis). The letter is addressed to 608 Alachua St., Lake City, Florida.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/MosesCollection/Moses2019-149.pdf

Date: 1960
A copy of Fannie Johns Moses's (Mrs. Ellis Moses) obituary, dated 8 April 1960 in the Lake City Reporter & Columbia Gazette. Surviving relatives listed include her children, her nieces and nephews and the Romey children.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/MosesCollection/Moses2019-065.pdf

Date: Apr 1920
A memo from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) dated April 30, 1920 regarding a political ad for J.D. Goss's campaigne for coroner in Birmingham, Alabama. The first paragraph of the ad states "They have…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/ivlqmiu6xi76jbz/1920.04.30_NAACP_Memowm.png

Date: May 1929
An article in the New York Evening World published in New York City on Friday May 17, 1929 "Mob in Florida Lynches White Man: Wife Slain: Shooting of Police Chief by Woman Cause of Outbreak".
https://www.dropbox.com/s/t9qztud1hkht53z/1929.05.17_New York Evening Worldwm.jpg

Date: May 1929
An article in Al-Hoda published in New York City, New York on Friday, May 24, 1929. The article was written by Nicola Al-Dibis a reporter for Al-Hoda and relays some facts about the lynching of Nola Romey and killing of Hasna Romey as reported in the…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/w81een39atjejv1/1929.05.24_alhoda_p1wm.bmp

Date: Jun 1929
An article in Al-Hoda published in New York City, New York on Monday, June 17, 1929 "The Murder of Nicolas Romey". This article briefly recounts the details of the lynching of Nola and murder of Hasna Romey in Lake City, Florida.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/a6nkte6cpuvmr73/1929.06.17_alhodawm.bmp

Date: Jun 1929
An article in the Pensacola News Journal, published in Pensacola, Florida on June 2, 1929 "Lynching Party Brings Arrests: White Men Held After Body of Negro Is Found". Jim Mobley, a seventy-two year old African-American man was "found in company with…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/83vk2bwk8fcntht/1929.06.02_Mobley_Jim_HamiltonCO_Pensacola_News_Journalwm.jpg

A photograph of a gravestone of an infant child of Nola George Romey and Hasna "Fannie" Romey located in the Moses family plot at Oak Lawn Cemetery in Lake City, Florida. Additional research by the Khayrallah Center suggests that this is the grave of…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/MosesCollection/Moses2019-056.pdf

Date: 1929
The death certificate of Fannie Romey. Birth and death dates are recorded as 14 November 1891 and 16 May 1929. Her cause of death is: "Gunshot wound (pistol) to the right chest -- right arm and left arm. Wounds inflicted by police officer about 8:30…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/MosesCollection/Moses2019-069.pdf

Date: 1929
The death certificate of Nola G. Romey. Birth and death dates are recorded as 18 February 1890 and 17 May 1929. Cause of death is: "Lynched". The certificate copy was issued 18 September 2006.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/MosesCollection/Moses2019-068.pdf
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