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  • Tags: Immigration

Date: 1913 Aug 7
A letter written by A. R. Saunders, Insurance Agent for French Line, addressed to Bernard M. Sheridan, superintendent of Schools in Lawrence, MA, on August 7, 1913. It certifies that Toufick H. Hajjar purchased a ticket for Austro-American Line on…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_HajjarToufick001_wm.pdf

Date: 1914 Feb 6
A letter written by A. R. Saunders, Insurance Agent for French Line, addressed to Bernard M. Sheridan, superintendent of Schools in Lawrence, MA, on February 6, 1914. It certifies that Martha Hajjar purchased a ticket for the French Line on June 2,…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_HajjarMartha001_wm.pdf

Date: circa 1958
This manuscript by Aelyas Kassab is a history of the Kassab family and a biography of Aelyas's own life. It begins with Aelyas's grandfather Elyas Kassab, born in 1814, and traces the family through the 19th century
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/kc0035/kc0035_003.pdf

Date: 2013
Transcription of interview with Callie R. Saleeby Stanley, conducted by Dr. Akram Khater. 66 minutes (see PDF).Stanley married into the Saleeby family as a young woman. She was the author of the 2008 genealogy Worldwide Saleeby-Saliba Family from…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/kc0047/Callie_Saleeby_Transcript_CP.pdf

Date: 1968
This book was published in English to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Al-Hoda newspaper. It is a narrative history of the paper, its founders Naoum and Salloum Mokarzel, the independence movement and formation of Lebanon, and early 20th-century…
al hoda book_sm_wm.pdf

Date: 1921
Letter sent from the Maronite Patriarchate in Lebanon. This letter was sent by Alex Daye (Dayyeh) to the Patriarchate in response to their request for enumeration of Lebanese immigrants in various parts of the world.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0003/Letter_2.pdf

Date: 1921
Letter sent from the Maronite Patriarchate in Lebanon. This letter was sent by Alex Daye (Dayyeh) to the Patriarchate in response to their request for enumeration of Lebanese immigrants in various parts of the world.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0003/Letter_1.pdf

Date: 1921
A chart that includes information taken from a letter sent by Alex Daye (Dayyeh) to the Maronite Patriarchate in Lebanon. The original letter was sent in response to their request for enumeration of Lebanese immigrants in various parts of the world.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0003/1921_Census_Letter_to_Maronite_Patriarchate.pdf

A letter written by American Line to Mr. Nassar S. Hajjar at 371 Elm St., Lawrence, MA, on March 14, 1914. It confirms Zakie Battal's arrival in the United States on June 22, 1914, at age 17. It also specifies that Zakie traveled as a third class…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_BattalZakie001_wm.pdf

Date: 1920 June 10
A passport in Arabic and French. Travel document of Tekla Mansour, age 16, traveling to New York. Document was issued on June 10, 1920, with photo of travelers. Includes names of accompanied persons: brother (name not clear - Kaveel?) age 10, sister…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_MansourTakla001_wm.pdf

Date: undated
Special issue of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee editorial ADC Reports. After two introductory articles, the special issue describes 11 unique communities of Arab-Americans across the United States.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0062/kc0062_1_1_004.pdf

A newspaper clipping written in Arabic. Dated August 20, 1965. Title: 'Readers' Opinion', Angele writes to Al Hoda newspaper and thanks/praises them for their new section 'Voice from Diaspora'. Angele describes the new section: 'brings Lebanon news…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/EllisCollection/KEllis2020-739.pdf

Date: 1912 Sept 3
An application for employment certificate for Nasib Dow, created on September 3, 1912. It lists his residence as 22 Pine St. and date of birth as August 1, 1893. It identifies the mill with which he plans to work, Arlington Mills. It was attached to…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_DowNasib002_wm.pdf

Date: 2013
Transcription of interview of Bearta Powell by Akram Khater. 50/10 minutes (see PDF).
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/kc0038/kc0038_006.pdf

Date: 1921 Oct 5
An affidavit signed by William Nader of 73 Hampshire St, father of Mary Nader, attempting to establish Mary's true age as 17 rather than 14. He states that he was incorrect about her age due to a culture of not keeping track of ages in his home…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_NaderMary003_wm.pdf

Date: 1921 Oct 5
An affidavit signed by Mrs. Aseen Aoun of 262 Hampshire St., Lawrence, Massachusetts, attesting that Mary Nader was 17 years old. This testimony is based on the fact that her own 16-year-old daughter was born one year after Mary Nader. This testimony…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_NaderMary002_wm.pdf

Date: 1913 July 22
Portion of a ticket to be kept by the passenger. This ticket was issued by the Compagnie Francaise de Navigation a Vapeur Cyprien Gabre & Compagnie [The Fabre Line], a French shipping line, on July 22, 1913. This ticket belonged to Yousef Habib who…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_HabibYousef001_wm.pdf

Date: 1911 Dec 30
An immigration record for Abdulla Woysouf issued on December 30, 1911, in Marseille, France. It lists his age as 16 and his destination as Lawrence, Massachusetts. Handwritten on the bottom is a pencil notation that reads "Card [ill.] 1-19-12 Joseph…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_WoysoufAbdulla001_wm.pdf

Date: 1920
An immigration record for Elias Shakkal showing his transport from Marseille, France, to New York. It shows he was to depart for New York on July 16, 1920. It lists his nationality as Syrian and his profession as being a day laborer [journalier]. He…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_ShakkalElias001_wm.pdf

Date: 1914 Feb 16
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. The cost of the journey is listed as $44.54 for one adult in steerage. It lists Nazrah's age…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_SamiaNazrah001_wm.pdf

Date: 1914 Feb 16
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 Essex St., Lawrence,…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_SamiaGamelia001_wm.pdf

Date: 1913 Dec
Contract for transport by sea for Murad Razouk [45] and his family. His family consisted of two sons, Hami [25] and Navrah [16], a child named Malaheh [3], and a baby named Razouk [2]. The back of the document states that he was Syrian, was…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_RazoukMurad001_wm.pdf

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 states that she can read and write, is Syrian, a housewife, and on her…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_BonAssabyRosa001_wm.pdf

An immigration record, produced in Marseille, France, on November 8, 1913. It lists Melhem Beseybes as 20 years old. The document also states that Beseybes left for Chicago. The back of the document states that Beseybes was Syrian, could not read or…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_BeseybesMelhem001_wm.pdf

This record, produced in Marsille, France, on October 24, 1912, gives information about the immigration of Nassib Assad. It provides his age as 17, his birthdate as 1895, and immigration date as October 24, 1912. The back of the document states that…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_AssadNassib001_wm.pdf
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