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  • Tags: Lawrence, Massachusetts

Date: undated
A Physician's Certificate signed by M. Schwartz, M.D., certifying that Toofic Abdo's age was at least 16. This record lists Abdo's residence at 393 Elm St., Lawrence, Massachusetts, and place of birth as Syria.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_AbdoToofie001_wm.pdf

Date: circa 1924
An application for employment certificate for Nassef Haddad created on November 4, 1924. It states that his employer is A. Haddad--likely his father Abraham. It lists his residence as 369 Chestnut, place of birth as Berlin, New Hampshire, and age as…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_HaddadNassef002_wm.pdf

A letter and envelope from Alfred Ellis to Angele Ellis and Toufic Ellis, dated 13 October 1969.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/EllisCollection/KEllis2020-133.pdf

Date: 1921 Sept 7
A handwritten letter from Mary E. Leary, Principal of the Amesbury Street School, on September 7, 1921, certifying that James Hassey was born on February 7, 1907.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_HasseyJames001_wm.pdf

Date: 1914 May 13
A writing sample proving that Annie O'Hanian can read, write, and speak English well. Signed by Anna A. Murphy, a teacher at the Special School, on May 13, 1914.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_OHanianAnnie003_wm.pdf

This application is for a certificate for employment and was filled out by the Arlington Mill on November 12, 1912, to employ Michael Assad. It lists Michael's residence as 95 Elm St., his birthplace as Syria, and birthdate as April, 1894.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_AssadMichael002.pdf

Date: 1918 June 7
A Promise of Employment record, issued on June 7, 1918, signifying Nezira Abounader's emplyment as a Filling Tender at Arlington Mill. On the back is a signed physician's certificate of health.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_AbounaderNezira003_wm.pdf

Date: 1914 Feb 14
A letter written by Nellie Choate of Arlington Mills on February 14, 1914. It lists the work history of Chekir Hanna, resident of 295 Oak St. It indicates that they received his "pink card of illiteracy" on October 28, 1912, and that his birthdate on…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_HannaChekir001_wm.pdf

Date: 1912 Nov 19
An application for employment certificate for Chickery Ead, created on November 19, 1912. It lists his residence as Elm St., his birthplace as Syria, and his birthdate as 1894. It lists his potential employer as Arlington Mills. It was attached to…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_EadChickery002_wm.pdf

An application for Certificate for Employment for Joseph Bistany. It provides his residence, 92 Valley Street, date of birth, September 10, 1896, and other personal information, including physical characteristics and a note that he was "illit.…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_BistanyJoseff002_wm.pdf

This record is an application for an employment certificate for Gabriel Ayoub. It provides information about Gabriel, including residence, 4 Bennington St., birthdate, December 1895, and other information. The record was signed on August 2, 1913, by…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_AyoubGabriel002.pdf

Date: 1909 Dec 7
A letter written on December 7, 1909, requesting that Sadie Maloof be given proof of her baptism by B.M. Sheridan, Superintendent of Lawrence schools. The letter states that she was baptized on November 28, 1895, by Rev. M. Q. White, and lists her…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_MaloofSadie001_wm.pdf

Date: 1918 June 13
A Promise of Employment record signed by Beul Weisberg on June 13, 1918, signifying Jennie Abdulla's employment as a doffer at Washington Mills Factory #1 on Canal St., Lawrence, Massachusetts. On the back is a physician's certificate of health,…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_AbdullahJennie002_wm.pdf

A birth record created on August 16, 1912 by the City Clerk's Office of Lawrence, Massachusetts. The record provides information about Alice Abbas, including her date and place of birth. It also includes information about her parents, including her…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_AbbasAlice003_wm.pdf

A birth record issued by the City of Lawrence City Clerk's Office on January 25, 1915. It certifies Barney Bolis's birthdate as August 23, 1902, and lists his parents as Michael Bolis and Marcella Belris. It was signed by Edward S. Wade, city clerk.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_BolisBarney001_wm.pdf

Date: 1904 April 4
This birth record, issued by the City Clerk's Office of Lawrence, Massachusetts, on April 4, 1904, confirms George Akel's birth as June 20, 1903. It provides further information about George, including place of birth, 383 Elm St., name of father,…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_AkelGeorge001.pdf

This record identifies Alice Assaf's address at 397 Elm St. and certifies that she has been vaccinated.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_AssafAlice002.pdf

Date: 1913 June 19
A record certifying that Michael Kalil of 301 Elm St. was born in Syria on March 25, 1894, and was 19 years old when the record was filled out, on June 19, 1913. The back of the pink card has a stamp for Sam Kalil's Gents' Ready-Made Clothing…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_KalilMichael001_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

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 from Marseille, France, created on September 16, 1911. The record lists Alice Abdalla as immigrating at age 17 in 1911. On the back of the record is information including her profession, the fact that she could read, that it was…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_AbdallaAlice001_wm.pdf

Date: 1923 Feb 27
A record, handwritten by Francis Hogan on February 27, 1923, confirming the Continuation School's grant of permission for Fred Dowaliby to go to work.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_DowalibyFred002_wm.pdf

Date: undated
A handwritten letter from Principle Margaret S. Brown of the Cross St. School. It certifies Hafis Bistany's birthdate as September 3, 1904.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_BistanyHafis001_wm.pdf

Date: 1906 March 5
This record, created at the Cross St. School in Lawrence, MA, on March 5, 1906, details the health of Alice Assaf. It provides other information, including address, 397 Elm St., names of parents, Celia and Wadia, and occupations of parents, "jewelry"…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_AssafAlice004.pdf
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