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  • Tags: Poetry-English

Date: circa 1920
This manuscript by Ameen Rihani recalls the historic contributions of Arabia to Civilization and includes some of the poetry of Arabia. He begins with a brief history on Arabia it is also within this portion of the book that he includes poetry from…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/bi304hkhcp3fjpp/AR01 PDF.pdf

Date: undated
That Old Gang of Mine recitation by Billy Rose and Mort Dixon.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0060/kc0060_12_15_1940s_007.pdf

Date: undated
A news article, "Around the Corner," from the Houston Chronicle pertaining to the upcoming Port Arthur High School Reunion.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0060/kc0060_19_5_PortArthurHighSchoolReunion_006.pdf

Date: undated
A short poem entitled Take Time to Be Kind.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0060/kc0060_19_5_PortArthurHighSchoolReunion_015.pdf

Date: undated
A program book, "When Living Was Simpler," reflecting upon life in 1926.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0060/kc0060_19_5_PortArthurHighSchoolReunion_018.pdf

A poem translated by Angele and Alfred Ellis. Alfred sent it to the members of the family with this comment: '[Angele's] thoughts had gone beyond sixty-four years into a youthful past, happy and carefree days as a teenager. This proud Mother of ours…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/EllisCollection/KEllis2020-776.pdf

A poem translated by Angele and Alfred Ellis. Alfred sent it to the members of the family with this comment: '[Angele's] thoughts had gone beyond sixty-four years into a youthful past, happy and carefree days as a teenager. This proud Mother of ours…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/EllisCollection/KEllis2020-777.pdf

Date: undated
An English poem, titled 'Psalms of New York'. Names mentioned Mario Cuomo.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/EllisCollection/KEllis2020-833.pdf

Date: undated
A document with a poem titled "Old Friends."
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-1174.pdf

Date: circa 1992
Page of notebook paper featuring a brief poem fragment and other various notations, including an address, Arabic script, and information about an order.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0062/kc0062_1_10_006.pdf

Date: 1971
Poem, "The Blind Poet," handwritten by Kahlil Gibran.

The Blind Poet - Kahlil
I have been blinded by light,
the very sun that gave -- -- day
Gave me my night - how dream
And yet I am a --
While you -- sit Where
life gave you birth
-- dearest…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0057/gibran_folio_poem.pdf

Date: 1926 July
Volume 1 Issue 01 of The Syrian World, published July 1926. This first issue begins with a foreword by Salloum Mokarzel and a poem by Kahlil Gibran stating the purpose of the journal to educate both Syrian-Americans and a broader American public…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/NS0002/TSW1926_07reducedWM.pdf

Vol . 1 Issue 06 of The Syrian World published December 1926. The issue is focused around Christmas. It opens with an article discussing "The Spirit of Christmas" and is followed by a poem by Kahlil Gibran. Overall, this issue focuses on what…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/NS0002/TSW1926_12reducedWM.pdf

Date: 1927 May
Volume 1 Issue 11 of The Syrian World published May 1927. The issue opens with an article by Salloum Antoun Mokarzel on religious problems in the East. The next two writings focus on Lebanon. One is an article that discusses the beauty of Beirut and…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/NS0002/TSW1927_05reducedWM.pdf

Volume 2 Issue 08 of The Syrian World published February 1928. The issue opens with an article about Syrian naturalization in the United States by Joseph W. Ferris (and footnotes by Dr. Philip K. Hitti). The next article discusses the issue of…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/NS0002/TSW1928_02reducedWM.pdf

Date: 1928 March
Volume 2 Issue 09 of The Syrian World published March 1928. The first article presented in this issue, written by Ameen Rihani, discusses the traditions of Arabs and their mythology, specifically Gods and Jinn (nature's tribe of spirits). Next is a…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/NS0002/TSW1928_03reducedWM.pdf

Date: 1928 June
Volume 2 Issue 12 of The Syrian World published June 1928. The issue opens with an article that discusses the importance of religious tolerance for Syria's progress by Rev. W. A. Mansur. Next there is a poem titled "Love" by G.K. Gibran. Following it…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/NS0002/TSW1928_06reducedWM.pdf

Vol 3. Issue 03 of The Syrian World published September 1928. The issue opens with an article by Philip K. Hitti on Usamah an Arab-Syrian warrior of the crusades. Following it is an article by Rev. W. A. Mansur which discusses the greatness of the…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/NS0002/TSW1928_09reducedWM.pdf

Volume 3 Issue 05 of The Syrian World published November 1928. The issue begins with an article Ameen Rihani wrote for The Syrian World titled "The Leper and the Bride of Galilee," a discussion of the cities Nazareth and Tiberias. Rev. W. A. Mansur's…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/NS0002/TSW1928_11reducedWM.pdf

Volume 3 Issue 06 of The Syrian World published December 1928. The issue begins with an article by Rev. W. A. Mansur titled "A Federation of Syrian Societies." It discusses how Syrian-Americans are organizing these societies in order to secure their…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/NS0002/TSW1928_12reducedWM.pdf

Date: 1929 January
Volume 3 Issue 07 of The Syrian World published January 1929. The first issue of the year begins with an article by Ameen Rihani discussing Arabia and its problems-- an informative discussion on the current issues in the Middle East, specifically…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/NS0002/TSW1929_01reducedWM.pdf

Volume 3 Issue 08 of The Syrian World published February 1929. The issue begins with an article by Joseph W. Ferris titled "Restriction of Immigration." This article relates to the National Origins Clause in the Immigration Act of 1924, which…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/NS0002/TSW1929_02reducedWM.pdf

Date: 1929 April
Volume 3 Issue 10 of The Syrian World published April 1929. The issue begins with an article by Rev. W. A. Mansur titled "Syrians' Loyalty to America" which discusses the nature of Syrians' dedication to the United States, the basis of their…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/NS0002/TSW1929_04reducedWM.pdf

Date: 1929 May
Volume 3 Issue 11 of The Syrian World published May 1929. The issue begins with an article by George A. Ferris which discusses future of Syrians in America and the possibility of losing Syrian culture while assimilating into American society. The…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/NS0002/TSW1929_05reducedWM.pdf

Volume 4 Issue 01 of The Syrian World published September 1929. The issue begins with a chronological report of editor Salloum Mokarzel's trip abroad. This travel journal details the journey to Syria. Following it is a riddle translated from Arabic…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/NS0002/TSW1929_09reducedWM.pdf
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