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  • Tags: North Carolina

Letter to Joseph Maroun El-Khouri of Andrews, North Carolina from F. Mikael Tabut of Kour, Batroun, Lebanon, postmarked April 2, 1960.
El-Khouri_Letter to Joseph from Lebanon Apr2 1960_1_wm.jpg

Date: 1980
An article published in a Catholic periodical, Glenmary Challenge, commemorating the 25th anniversary of the El-Khouri family's arrival in Andrews, North Carolina. The article describes the family's history, community involvement, and participation…
ElKhouri_Glenmary'sChallenge_1980_ocr_wm.pdf

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

The funeral card from Joseph El-Khouri's funeral held at the Holy Redeemer Catholic Church on July 27, 2012. Joseph El-Khouri was born on May 28, 1924 and passed away on July 22, 2012.
El-Khouri_Josephs Funeral leaflet exterior.jpg

Date: 1971-02-16
Clippings from the February 16, 1971 edition of the Jacksonville Daily News showing the dedication of the newly opened Albert J. Ellis Airport. Includes multiple images of speeches being given, politicians on a plane, and the two pilots in the…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/mwwuze2vqampfgb/AEllis_001.pdf

Date: 1971-02-15
Clippings from the February 15, 1971 edition of the Jacksonville Daily News detailing the opening day of the Albert J. Ellis Airport. Includes multiple images of the crowd and the ribbon cutting.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/ykjzjdor7ernpbc/AEllis_002.pdf

Date: 1971-02-13
Pages from the February 13, 1971 issue of the Jacksonville Daily News concerning the upcoming opening and dedication of the Albert J. Ellis airport.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/57b1jd1uw99jrfy/AEllis_005.pdf

Date: 1971
An article from the Jacksonville Daily News describing the joint resolution to honor the memory of the late Albert Ellis during the first meeting of the 1971 NC General Assembly.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/2bdysnbmtuuy8un/AEllis_003.pdf

Date: 1970-02-27
An article describing the late Albert Ellis's service to the Infant of Prague Catholic Church and the dedication of the Church's library in his name. A higher resolution version of the photograph is linked below.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/odxfwksbvc4l434/AEllis_004.pdf

Date: 1969-12-15
An obituary from the Jacksonville Daily News for State Senetor, Albert J. Ellis, includes some biographical information and many of his accomplishments in the community.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/5kxk4146ldhb6qs/AEllis_019.pdf

Date: 1969-12-15
A small article from the Jacksonville Daily News asking the citizens of Onslow County to mourn the death of Albert Ellis by flying American flags at half staff.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/2opkqxk9sxuktun/AEllis_018.pdf

Date: 1969-11-04
An article describing Albert Ellis's contributions to his community and the Board of Commissioners' naming of the local airport in his honor.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/2i5jj6pu2sgypyy/AEllis_009.pdf

Date: 1990-03-15
Press release from March 15, 1990 announcing then-NC Governor Jim Martin's appointment of George A. Kahdy as his senior education advisor
https://www.dropbox.com/s/oqd9xvomp4f92xn/Kahdy2015_015.pdf

Date: 1970s
A short article from the Smithfield Herald about Edward George Rabil, Jr., who gave away five gallons of gasoline during a local baseball game.
Carter Rabil_EDWARDRABIL,JR,SMITHFIELDHERALD,1970S_wm.jpg

A program printed in honor of the Diamond Anniversary celebration of John Mack & Son Department store in Mooresville, North Carolina. The program contains photographs from the store's 75 continuous years of operation and includes an early history of…
Mack_diamond anniversary paper_1987_form_wm.jpg

Letter to Joseph Maroun El-Khouri of Andrews, North Carolina from Joseph Beniamin El-Koury, of the diocesan seminary of Karm, Lebanon, postmarked February 19, 1960.
El-Khouri_Letter to Joseph from Lebanon Feb19 1960_1_wm.jpg

Date: 1972
An envelope containing receipts from the Hotel Sir Walter and The Holiday Motel. Included is a newspaper clipping concerning Irwin Belk and a note in Arabic. (Folder 8-5)
Khouri 8-5 Misc_wm.pdf

Date: 1958-1961
Publicity Scrapbook Contest notebook, created by Joseph Maroun El-Khouri during his time as publicity chairman of Andrews Lions Club District 31-A. In addition to articles about the activities of the Lions Club during these years, the scrabook…
El-Khouri_Andrews Lions Club Scrapbook 1958-1961_ocr 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

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: c. 1955
The grand opening upon the major remodel of John Mack & Son, which took place in the mid-1950s. Second from left is Mitchell, next to his father Side, and sister Madeline. Other individuals in the photograph are unidentified.
Mack_ribbon cutting.jpg

Date: Unknown
A portrait of the Mack family, seated in front of a house in an unidentified location which is probably Mooresville, North Carolina. John Mack is in the center, and seated to the left is his youngest daughter, Bahia Mack Weaver. Unidentified but…
mack-john mack and six children.jpg
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