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Date: 1897
This 1897 Financial Report of the Syrian Society of the City of New York was the first such document in four years, a gap explained by the society's financial struggles. The report begins with an introduction by Ameen Haddad, who gives a description…
SyrianSocietyofNY_Financial_Report_OCRwm.pdf

Date: 1899
خزانة الأيام في تراجم الزمان, contains essays written by Joseph N. Maloof and originally published in the newspaper Al-Ayyam. This collection is comprised of biographical sketches and short histories. Chapters one and two focus primarily on European…
Maloof_1899_Bio of Luminaries_OCR_wm.pdf

Date: 1904
From Trey Matthews: "Passport Application for George Joseph Safy dated 6 Aug 1904. Birth date listed as 4 Jan 1877 in Syria. Year of arrival listed as 1894. Witnessed by Salim B. Nofal."
U.S. PassportApplication - George J Safy - 1904_wm.jpg

Date: 1904
القلوب المتحدة في الولايات المتحدة, or al-Qulub al-mutahidah fi al-wilayat al-mutahidah [United Hearts in the United States], is by Salim Shahin Sarkis [سليم شاهين سركيس]. It is "the history of Spiridon J. Jeha from Syria and Elizabeth B. Phillips…
1904_Sarkis_United Hearts in the United States.pdf

Date: 1907
Caption from Trey Matthews: "Passenger list for the S.S. Majestic, departing Chergourg, [sic] France, arriving in New York 21 Aug 1907. Listed are George and Soosan (Susie) Safy."
Passenger List - George and Susie Safy - 1907_wm.jpg

Date: 1908
Fāṭima al-Badawiyya [Fatima the Bedouin] is the second novel by 'Afifa Karam. It was publishedin New York City in 1908.
Karam_Fatimah al-Badawiyya_SM.pdf

Date: 1909
Diwan al-Ghareeb fi al-Gharb Part 2, or (ديوان الغريب في الغرب (الجزء الثاني, is a 1909 reprint of Kitab al-Ghareeb fi al-Gharb [Strangers in the West]. This pdf contains only part two of the work, an addendum that includes some text but primarily…
Diwan al-Ghareeb fi al-Gharb 1909 Volume 2wm.pdf

Date: 1910
غادة عمشيت, Ghādat ‘Amshīt [The Girl from ‘Amshit], is 'Afifa Karam's last novel, published in New York City in 1910.
Ghādat 'Amshīt PDF.pdf

Date: 1911
A photo of Naoum Mokarzel with his wife and brother in law. Left to Right: Naoum Mokarzel, Rose Abillama Mokarzel, and Asad Abillama, (Folder 2-1-1-9)
Mokarzel 2-1-1-9 Group Portrait_WM.jpg

Date: 1913
The History of the United States and the History of Syrian Emigration by Basil M. Kherbawi. Though split into two files here for readers' convenience, the two were published as one volume, in Arabic for immigrant readers, in 1913. Kherbawi was the…
history of the united states_wm_red.pdf

Date: 1919
الرستميات: تحية الشعب لشاعر الشعب أسعد رستم صاحب ديوان رستم والرئيس السابق لتحرير جريدة المهاجر, or Al-Rustumiyat: Compliment of the Syrian People to the Eminent Poet, Orator and former Chief Editor of the "Emigrant", Asad al-Rustum, was an edited…
Rustumiyat_OCR.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 also lists his nationality as Syrian and his profession as being a day laborer [journalier].…
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Date: 1953
Fannie Johns Moses (left) with Norman Kim Moses (infant) and godfather Alphonso DeSalvio at Kim's baptism circa 1953 in Rome, New York.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/r4zqvbqgna5vrtc/Moses2019-025a.jpg

Date: 1973
A photograph of Joe Mody, Shirley, and Ed on New Year's Eve at St. Louis Gonzaga in Utica, NY
DahrTanoury_JoeModyShirleyEd_NewyYearsEve_St.LouisGonzaga_UticaNY_1973-73.jpg

Volume 2, No. 53 of كوكب أمريكا, Kawkab Amirka. Articles in English include a tribute to the author Madame Blavatsky, a notice concerning the African Slave Trade in Europe, an description of the gifts given by Sultan Abdul Hamid to a ship on a tour…
kawkab amrika_vol 2 no 53_apr 14 1893_wmc.pdf

Volume 1, No. 1 of كوكب أمريكا, Kawkab Amirka. English articles include:  an introduction to the publication's goals; an article praising Ottoman Empire Sultan Abdul-Hamid Khan; a description of violence and prejudice against immigrants in the lower…
kawkab america_vol 1 no 1_apr 1892_full_wm.pdf
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