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  • Tags: North Carolina

Date: 2001
The autobiography of Edward C. Saleeby, revised in 2001. It contains detailed reminiscences of his childhood, time serving in the United States military during World War II, and his marriage and children. In addition to covering Saleeby's own life,…
2001_EC Saleeby AutobiographywmR.pdf

Date: circa 2005
A brief account, given by Edward Saleeby, of the immigration of his paternal family including his father, Nasry Rashid Saleeby, uncle Gibran Rashid Saleeby, and grandmother Labibee Courie Saleeby.
2001_EC Saleeby_Coming to AmericawmR.pdf

A telegram sent by Ed Rabil to Cecil Mae Bradley, who he eventually married. The telegraph, sent via Western Union from Chapel Hill to Smithfield, apologizes for Ed's absence due to class.
Carter Rabil_EDWARDRABIL,JR TO CECIL,WESTERNUNION,NOV11_wm.jpg

A "Today's Women" article from The News and Observer profiling Yvette Baini Domit soon after the Domit family's move to Raleigh, North Carolina. The accompanying photograph depicts Yvette with her youngest son, eight-month-old Matthew Domit.
Newspaper- todays women feature on yvette_ocr_wm.pdf

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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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: Mar-90
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/27w0431u41et6xm/Kahdy2014-015_wm.jpg

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
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