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An article published in The Bladen Journal announcing the retirement of Alma Parker Farris and the closing of the Farris Department Store. The article contains a photograph of Alma and a description of her impact on Elizabethtown.
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Date: May 2007
The obituary for Magdalen Parker Mileski, written and published after her death on May 11, 2007.
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Date: 1985
An newspaper article profiling the youngest daughter of Sam and Helen Parker, Magdalen Parker Mileski. At the time of the article, Mileski was an English teacher at Ragsdale Senior High School in High Point, North Carolina. The article details her…
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A mass request from the Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church in Elizabethtown, North Carolina, asking that Sam and Helen Parker be remembered for their contribution to the establishment of the church. On the back of the print out are genealogical…
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Date: August 1975
A scan of Alma Parker's birth certificate. Alma was born on January 31, 1917 and the certificate was issued on August 7, 1975 in Edgecombe County.
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Newspaper article from August 27 1964 about the death and funeral of Shikrallah Farris. Farris died from a sudden heart attack on August 21, 1964. The article provides a photograph of Farris, a brief biography of Farris, an account of his surviving…
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An article from the society section of the Bladen Journal detailing the wedding ceremony for the marriage of Alma Parker and Shikrallah Farris. The article describes the decoration of the Our lady of the Snows Church, the ceremony and the members of…
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Date: Circa 1980s
Joseph El-Khoury stands with his Chamber of Commerce Award at a table with others, including his wife, Rose (Folder 2-38).
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Date: 1993
Claude Shiver sits with his father-in-law, Joseph El-Khouri, as he interviews him for the family history (Folder 2-36)
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Date: Circa 1990s
Joseph, Rose, and son(?) read the newspaper outside on the patio (Folder 2-32).
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Date: Unknown
Theresa and Rose El-Khouri take a photo milling about a table full of food at the Shiver house (Folder 2-14).
Khouri 2-14 Photo_wm.tif

Date: Circa 1992
An article about Joseph El-Khouri's position as campaign chairman of the Cherokee County Lacy Thornburg for Governor Campaign. (Folder 12-16)
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An article in the Asheville Citizen-Times about Joseph El-Khouri's biography and public service. Attached was a business card for the Advertising Manager at the Asheville Citizen-Times. (Folder 12-13)
Khouri 12-13 Article_wm_fixed.pdf

A letter from the James B. Hunt's assistant declining Joe El-Khouri's invitation for him to speak at a Lions Club event. (Folder 11-15)
Khouri 11-15 Letter_wm.pdf

Date: August 2014
A document resolving that a bridge in Andrews, NC will be named after Joseph El-Khouri. (Folder 11-5)
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Date: Unknown
Photos of Joseph El-Khouri, "Wallace," and Robert Morgan at an event in Andrews, NC. (Folder 10-1)
Khouri 10-1 Photos_wm.pdf
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