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Date: 1942
Lt. George Kahdy sits on a stool with his hands clasped wearing his United States Army uniform. Caption on the back reads, "Lt. Geo. Kahdy. 1942."
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/kc0026/Kahdy2019_050.pdf

Date: 1944
George Kahdy balances on the wing and holds onto the back window of a plane named "Nell." Caption on the back reads, "George Kahdy named his plane for Nell Mettrey (his wife). Egdin field AFB, Fla."
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/kc0026/Kahdy2019_061.pdf

Date: circa 1940s
An American War Dads card that belonged to Philip Shehdan, son of Beshara Shehdan. Philip enlisted in the Coast Guard in 1945, as soon as he turned 18 and graduated from high school.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/kc0033/kc0033_010.pdf

Date: 1920 June 20
A copy of a photograph of Yousef Hobeiche in the Lebanese gendarmerie, dated 20 June 1920.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/EllisCollection/KEllis2019-188.pdf

Date: 1920 June 20
A copy of a photograph of Yousef Hobeiche in the Lebanese gendarmerie, dated 20 June 1920.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/EllisCollection/KEllis2019-187.pdf

A portrait of Joseph Zaytoun and Thelma Knuckley standing in the chapel of a church on their wedding day. Joseph Zaytoun wears a formal Marines uniform while Thelma Knuckley stands next to him wearing a satin or silk wedding dress with the train…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/ZaytounCollection/Zaytoun098.pdf

Date: circa 1943
A portrait of Joseph Zaytoun in a formal light-colored Marines uniform. Dated around 1934 or 1944.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/ZaytounCollection/Zaytoun099.pdf

Date: 2001
The autobiography of Edward C. Saleeby, revised in 2001. It contains detailed reminiscences of his childhood, time serving in the United States military during World War II, and his marriage and children. In addition to covering Saleeby's own life,…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/kc0047/autobiography_wm.pdf

Date: 1916 July 24
A letter from the Commander of the U.S. Navy, J.R.Y. Blakely to Ameen Rihani, dated July 24, 1916.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/n18e7c9wgukauua/Rihani2018AR16_B_054.pdf

A letter from Joe Stewart to Emeline Romey written on February 17, 1945. Stewart discusses his end of employment with Hills Grocery Company and the details of his day. He shares his worries about Romey's health and ensures to emphasize that Andy must…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/StewartLetters/JStewart039.pdf

Date: 1958
A newspaper article titled ''The Marines Have Landed! Kail Ellis' Letter Exclaims'. The article is about a letter from Kail Ellis detailing the Marines presence in Lebanon. The article is likely from 1958
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/EllisCollection/KEllis2020-721.pdf

A photograph of a U.S. Navy Land Craft taken by Mitchell Baddour during his time serving in the US Navy.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/kc0009/kc0009_004.pdf

Caption: "U.S. Navy Landing Craft Aboard U.S. Navy LST [Note: Landing Ship, Tank]." A photograph taken by Mitchell Baddour during his time serving in the US Navy.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/kc0009/kc0009_002.pdf

Date: 2006 July 21
A series of five photographs and articles included for context in the collection during Kail Ellis' evacuation from Lebanon on 21 July 2006.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/EllisCollection/KEllis2018-417.pdf

A letter from Pvt. N. Fuleihan stationed at Camp Chaffee, Arkansas, to Mr. and Mrs. Frank O'Keefe dated 18 November 1951. Another letter written in pencil is included, but not dated.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-1120.pdf

An email exchange between Rafic Ellis and Kail Ellis on the history of Yousef Hobeiche's history in the Lebanese gendarmerie, dated 13 January 2005.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/EllisCollection/KEllis2018-405.pdf

A letter from the Royal Air Force to Ameen Rihani, dated January 17, 1921.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/gnoiuihtvm8x63f/Rihani2018AR22_N_032.pdf

Date: 1959
A photograph of Joseph Salem, standing outside in his United States Army uniform.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/kc0048/kc0048_012.pdf

An article published in the Camp Lejeune Globe newspaper concerning the contributions made by the late Albert Ellis to the USO, dated December 19, 1969.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/kc0018/AEllis_011.pdf

Date: 1963 July 01
Joe Salem's certificate of transfer to the Retired Reserve, created on July 1, 1963. Joseph Salem had reached the rank of Major.

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https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/kc0048/kc0048_010.pdf

Date: 1958 June 13
A copy of the letter describing Joe Salem's appointment to the position of Major in the Army Reserves.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/kc0048/kc0048_003.pdf

Date: 1942 Apr 20
Letter and corresponding memo promoting Charles Joseph from Private to Private First Class in the Marine Corps Reserve.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0062/kc0062_1_6_002.pdf

Date: 1946
Facsimile of a portion of two documents presented to Mitchell Baddour, who was honorably discharged by the U.S. Navy in March 1946.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/kc0009/kc0009_001.pdf
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