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  • Tags: North Carolina

Date: Jan-62
A snapshot of Amelia and Joseph Salem, sitting together indoors.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/rj433iobuy34hfi/Salem2010-016ands1962_wm.jpg

A portrait photograph of Joseph and Amelia Salem, possibly taken in the 1990's.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/e9p7eek81x0i7d1/Salem2010-014ameliaandjosephportrait_wm.jpg

A snapshot of Joseph Salem at one of his birthday parties, taken in May of 2007 or 2008.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/5rb52utrdx03d3r/Salem2010-013birthday_wm.jpg

Date: Jul-59
A photograph of Joseph Salem, standing outside in his United States Army uniform.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/b6jjswrm0n395b3/Salem2010-012joseph1959_wm.jpg

Date: 26-Dec-97
A photograph of Joseph Salem, taken the day after Christmas in 1997.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/h9oz0p4pqxm7hny/Salem2010-011josephsalem_wm.jpg

Date: circa 1930
A photograph of Shikery Salem standing on front of his business, S. Salem's Quick Lunch, which served as a gas station, convenience store, taxi service, and lunch. On the right there is a display of Sinclair Opaline Motor Oil. A car tire hangs from…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/6j78okxteme4gn9/Salem2010-008garage_wm.jpg

Date: circa 1924
Studio portrait of the Wehbie children. Includes: William b.1909, Christmas b.1911, Helen b.1914, Nellie b.1916, Amelia b.1918, Sam b.1920, Margaret b.1922
https://www.dropbox.com/s/ue2y2kom57ul0dh/Salem2010-007children_wm.jpg

Date: circa 1980
A photograph of the Salem family.

Left to Right, Back Row: Maija, Amelia (plain white, second from left), Scott Naeser (striped), Michael Ray (green), Jay, Joseph (seated in chair).

Front: Alex (pink), Donna (red), Ron (blue), Annie (girl)
https://www.dropbox.com/s/hhcer2evzgh3izl/Salem2010-006family_wm.jpg

Date: 1929
Clippings from the New Bern Sun newspaper detailing Joseph Salem's academic achievements: from the point he entered school as a non-English-speaking eleven-year-old, Salem advanced rapidly in his studies to graduate from high school as…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/uryb5gto07jx7jw/Salem2010-002article_wm.jpg

A poem by Sulaiman Samaan alTebshrani to Shurki Baddour on the occasion of electing him as the President of the Lebanese Syrian American Association in North Carolina in the alResala Magazine, vol 10, no. 159.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/0e4df8o83s4qyl3/Baddour_Newspaperarticle-1_wm.jpg

Date: July 1928
An impromptu address made by Tom Abdalla to all of his store employees in Smithfield, NC.
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Joseph Abdalla, Sr. in a cart for a parade in downtown Selma, NC.
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Joseph Abdalla Sr. seated in a cart next to an unidentified clown for a local parade in downtown Selma.
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Date: 1930s
A photo of Cassie Abdalla (left) in front of her Style Shop in downtown Selma, NC.
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A photo of Joseph Abdalla, Sr. at his home in Selma, NC.
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A letter from Rev. Thomas Griffin of Henderson, North Carolina, written on December 11, 1915. It certifies that that Kalile Francis was born on September 27, 1904 in Henderson, North Carolina, and baptized by missionaries from the Sacred Heart Church…
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A letter, from Rev., Elias Zaytoun of Kinston, NC, sent on September 18, 1922. It confirms that Marie Hatem was born on June 15, 1906 in Hammana, Lebanon, at the Maronite St. Mary Church.
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Date: Unknown
A typed document written by one of Alma Farris' grandchildren, Lee Anne. It contains some of her childhood memories of spending time with her "Sitho" (grandmother) in Elizabethtown, North Carolina.
Findelin_LA's memories of Sitho (1)wm.pdf

Date: Unknown
A typed document written by one of Alma Farris' grandchildren, Kathryn. It contains some of her childhood memories of spending time with her "Sitho" (grandmother) in Elizabethtown, North Carolina.
Findelin_KA and Sithowm.pdf

An article from the Fayetteville Observer announcing the closure of Alma Farris' Farris Department Store upon her retirement at the age of 90. The second part of the article is not included. This clipping includes a photograph of Alma in her store…
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A birthday letter from the Diocese of Raleigh written to Alma Farris on the occasion of her 90th birthday. The letter includes a prayer and an acknowledgement of Alma's contributions to the Our Lady of the Snows church in Elizabethtown.
Findelin_birthday congrats from diocese of raleigh_2007.pdf

Date: circa 1940s
A photograph labeled "grandfather in his store." Presumably it depicts Sam Parker in his department store, likely called either the Parker Department Store or the Farris-Parker Department Store at this time. He stands in front of a board labeled…
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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.
Findlen_Bladen Journal_Anna Farris Dept Store Sale_dec 22 2006_p1_wm.jpg

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…
Findlen_newspaper_aritcle about Magdelen Mileski teaching_p1.jpg
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