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Mandy Benter of the Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies interviews Lorraine Thomas in her home in North Carolina.
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Date: May 1975
Beshara Shehdan's obituary, written following his 1975 death and published in the "Cross Cedar," the publication of the Maronite Community of the Carolinas.
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Letter to Joseph El-Khouri from his daughter Marsha (Shiver), dated November 4, 1976 on letterhead from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In the letter, Marsha relates how special her father is to her. In the envelope at the time of…
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Date: May 6, 1983
A statement showing the amount paid by Afaf Tanios El-Khouri for the treatment of Lina Botorus El-Khouri at Memorial Mission Hospital. (Folder 9-7)
Khouri 9-7 Bill_wm.pdf

A draft for the articles of incorporation for the Metrolina Phoenician Club.

The Metrolina Phoenician Club was founded in 1986 by the North Carolina Lebanese Christian community. According to the draft of the common objectives, the Club was…
El-Khouri_Metrolina Phoenician Club Assembly_ocr_wm.pdf

Date: Unknown
An article (likely from the Asheville Citizen-Times) written by Michael Boulos. (2016 Folder 8-06)
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Letter to Joseph Maroun El-Khouri of Andrews, North Carolina from Michel Tohmey of Beirut, Lebanon, postmarked February 23, 1960.
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Date: 1984
A photograph of young Vera Khayrallah outside in front of a swimming pool, with unidentified individuals in the background. The accompanying caption is: "Apartment complex where they first lived. Ended up being a big Lebanese student housing complex,…
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Date: 2007
The 2008 Historic Mooresville Calendar, which featured archival photographs from Mooresville's history. The month of November was sponsored by John Mack & Sons Department Store and includes photographs of the family and the business.
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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…
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This document describes the varies spellings of surnames in the Wilmington Newspaper collection.
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Date: 1971-12-05
An article describing a UNC law school scholarship fund created in the name of the late Albert Ellis.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/e2o6lcagt2al8dk/AEllis_016.pdf

Date: 1969-12-15
An obituary for Albert Ellis published in the Raleigh News and Observer on December 15, 1969.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/7i6pvayc47dudfj/AEllis_014.pdf

Date: 1969-11-04
An article describing the Albert Ellis's involvement in a Knights of Columbus meeting.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/0oe68u6j872kp3p/AEllis_015.pdf

Date: 1960-1961
A scrapbook of publicity clippings, created by Norman Hartman 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 includes articles…
El-Khouri_Lions Club Scrapbook 1960-1961_ocr 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: 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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Date: January 1937
From Trey Matthews: "Death Certificate for Sue Olga Safy. Daughter of George Joseph and Susie Safy. Born 3 May 1916, Marion Co, SC. Died 14 Jan 1937, Rocky Mount, NC. Buried in Pineview Cemetery, Rocky Mount, NC."

Olga was living in Rocky…
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Flyer for the Retirement Reception of George Maron El-Khouri, organized by his cowokers and held at the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation Headquarters.
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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: Unknown
A photograph of a bottle of Pyridorin, one of the medicines which Raja Khalifah helped NephroGenex develop for the treatment of diabetic neuropathy.
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An article in the Raleigh News & Observer profiling Fahd Saleh, the patriarch of the Saleh family, to commemorate his life after his September 2007 death.
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Date: 2008
A short profile of Cecilia Saleh, conducted with the translation help of her son, Sam. The brief interview touches on Cecilia's immigration to the United States and her role in the family business.
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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
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