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An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Rafael (last name not clear) on June 5, 1913. It confirms the baptism of Maryam Saleem Shalohoob on April 15, 1895, age (18.2)
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A letter from E. J. Cate, Truant Officer for Lawrence Public Schools written on January 4, 1912. It requests the opinion of Dr. J. H. Bannon on the age of Jennie Salem. It lists her birthdate as December 27, 1895, although he questions it. On the…
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An Arabic letter handwritten by Father Khouri Youssef Samaan on August 14, 1911. It confirms the baptism of Oganine daughter of Saleem Lahoud on December 27, 1995.
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An immigration record for an A[?] Selim indicating prepaid passage on the Austro-American line in 1912. On the back, handwritten in pencil, is "Arrived October 17, 1912 at New York."
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The baptism certificate for Margaret (Peggy) Domit Moses, signed by the pastor, with the names of her family and sponsors.
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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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A copy of the letter describing Joe Salem's appointment to the position of Major in the Army Reserves.
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A hand-colored photograph of Shikery Salem in his World War I military uniform.
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Amelia Wehbie on a parade float.

Caption from Ron Salem: "My mother on a float in her teens—when Joe saw her, he said that he would marry her"
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Joe Salem photographed with his wife Amelia Wehbie sitting together dressed in their military uniforms. Joe was in Army intelligence and Amelia was in the Red Cross from 1942 to 1944.
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Joe Salem's certificate of transfer to the Retired Reserve, created on July 1, 1963. Joseph Salem had reached the rank of Major.
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A photograph of Joseph Salem, taken the day after Christmas in 1997.
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A photograph of Joseph Salem, standing outside in his United States Army uniform.
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A portrait photograph of Joseph Salem and Amelia Wehbie at their wedding. Joseph is dressed in his military uniform.
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A snapshot of Amelia and Joseph Salem, sitting together indoors.
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A photograph of Freda and Shikery Salem sitting together on a front porch, presumably of their house in New Bern, North Carolina.
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A photograph of Amelia and Joseph Salem , outdoors in front of flowering trees. An unidentified woman is in the left distance. Amelia is dressed in a ruffled polka-dotted dress with hat and gloves; Joseph is dressed in his United States Army military…
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