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Date: 1894
An envelope with F.D. Maghak, Bagdad across the top, addressed to the "Oussani Bro's" 16 East, 23rd Street, New York (U.S.A.)". The envelope is dated May 20, 1894.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0281.pdf

Date: 1896
A letter in Arabic from Joseph Oussani in New York to his parents in Baghdad, Iraq telling them of his marriage to Irish-American Margaret Shea, dated 5 May 1896. Two photocopies of the original, a handwritten English translation by Leon Bushara,…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0295.pdf

Date: 1896
A marriage certificate for John Oussani, only half of the document, dated May 1896
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0296.pdf

Date: 1896
A letter written by Joseph Oussani dated 5 May 1896. Joseph announces his upcoming marriage to a young Irish Catholic American girl to his parents in Baghdad, begging their blessing since they could not be there. He mentions that his brothers, Yak…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-1047.pdf

Date: 1899
Document describing premises in Pocantico Hills, sold to Joseph Oussani, formerly of the old "Collender" farm, and latterly the property of Colonel William C. Church, dated 1899
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0297.pdf

Date: 1899
Blueprint map of land deeded to Joseph Oussani, formerly of WC Church and Mary E Church and Willard Church, in Pocantico Hills, New York, showing 32 acres, dated 28 April 1899
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-1048.pdf

Date: 1900
Blueprint map of land of the estate of GP Lowrey, deeded to Joseph Oussani, in Pocantico Hills, showing 19 1/2 acres, dated 31 January 1900
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-1049.pdf

Date: 1900
An Abstract of Title describing premises in Pocantico Hills, sold to Joseph Oussani as part of estate of Grosvenor P. Lowrey, dated 1900
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0299.pdf

Date: 1900
A contract between the executors of the will of Grosvenor P. Lowrey and Joseph Oussani, selling the Pocantico Hills properties listed for $6500, signed 7 February 1900
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0300.pdf

Date: 1901
A cigarette ad for Yak Oussani's Egyptian King Cigarettes
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-1046.pdf

Date: 1905
A booklet advertising the "Semiramis" apartment complex located in Harlem along the north side of Central Park, and built by Joseph Oussani. The cover of the booklet states: "Built by 'Owner' Joseph Oussani" and "Architect Henry Anderson 1183…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-1050.pdf

Date: 1907
A photocopy of a certificate from Calvary Cemetery noting Joseph Oussani's payment of $800 for burial, 6 July 1907 signed by Edward Jallangan
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-1051.pdf

Date: 1907
A certificate from Calvary Cemetery noting Josephine Harrington's payment of $300 for burial, 10 May 1907
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-1052.pdf

Date: 1907
A certificate from Calvary Cemetery noting Joseph Oussani's payment of $800 for burial, 6 July 1907 signed by Edward Jallangan
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-1053.pdf

Date: 1907
A certificate from Calvary Cemetery noting Elizabeth Shea's payment of $300 for burial, 18 July 1907
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-1054.pdf

Date: 1907
A cemetery deed marked for Shea, Lynch, and Harrington, by Joseph T. Kennedy Funeral Chapel, featuring a paper notating placement within mausoleum, and deed signed by Joseph Oussani and John McKenna 8 June 1907
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-1055.pdf

Date: 1908
A receipt for a mausoleum window dated 10 March 1908 to Joseph Oussani
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-1056.pdf

Date: 1908
A receipt for bronze handles and 6 vents, costing $50, dated 25 March 1908 to Joseph Oussani
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-1057.pdf

Date: 1908
A receipt for bronze doors from Gorham Manufacturing Co., costing $350, dated 30 January 1908 to Joseph Oussani
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-1058.pdf

Date: 1908
A receipt for the erection of a vault, costing $4325, built by J. McKenna, Granite and Marble Works, dated 25 June 1908 and addressed to Joseph Oussani
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-1059.pdf

Date: 1910
Article titled: "Death Baffles Coroner: Peter Oussani Found on Rockefeller Estate Brother of Tobacconist." Notation on the article states that it is from N.Y. American March 8, 1910. The article describes the discovery of Peter Oussani's body…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0307.pdf

Date: 1912
A document referring to Pocantico Hills dated July 12, 1912
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0308.pdf

Date: 1912
A letter from Margaret Oussani to her Grandma, dated 12 February 1912 written from Egypt.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0309.pdf

Date: 1912
A deed certifying Joseph and Gladys Oussani's sale of several pieces of land in Pocantico Hills to J. Alva Jenkins for the price of $68,000, signed 18 September 1912
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0312.pdf

Date: 1912
A contract signed by Joseph Oussani, Gladys Oussani, H.W. Nichols, and J. Alva Jenkins detailing the payment of $68,000 from Jenkins to Oussani. Stamped with three red star stickers on bottom of page by signatures. Stamped on sides of sections with…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0314.pdf
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