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Date: 1893
An envelope with F.D. Maghak, Bagdad across the top, addressed to "Messieurs Joseph + Jacob Oussani", labeled "In the Persian Section of the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago". Stamps on the envelope indicate it was posted in 1893.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0279.pdf

Date: 1893
"Yousef" (Joseph) Oussani's ticket to the Chicago World's Fair, 1893 for the Turkish Village.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0280.pdf

Date: 1893
A statement from William B. Hess, the United States Consul General at Constantinople, certifying that Joseph "Yousoph" Oussani and twelve others are "engaged in business in the Ottoman Section of the World's Columbian Exposition of Chicago," dated…
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/OussaniCollection/Oussani2018-0289.pdf

Kawkab Amirka, كوكب أمريكا, Vol. 1, no. 52. Articles in English in this issue include: a profile of Canton; a description of the legal system of feudal Japan; a description of the Egyptian individuals brought to appear in the Chicago World's Fair;…
kawkab amirka_vol 1 no 52_apr 7 1893_wmc.pdf

Kawkab Amirka, كوكب أمريكا, Vol. 1, no. 51. Articles in English in this issue include: an article about missionaries in the Congo Free State; a description of the Algerian exhibit at the Chicago World's Fair; and a brief portrait of Augustus W.…
kawkab amirka_vol 1 no 51_mar 31 1893_wmc.pdf

Kawkab Amirka, كوكب أمريكا, Vol. 1, no. 50. Articles in English in this issue include: a description by an English soldier of four months spent in Afghanistan; an overview of Persian literature; a description of Ottoman soldiers' traits; and a report…
kawkab amirka_vol 1 no 50_mar 24 1893_wmc.pdf

Kawkab Amirka, كوكب أمريكا, Vol. 1, no. 47. Articles in English include: a description of Islamic convert Muhammed Alexander Russell Webb's first lecture in New York on Islam; an update on the conflict between the Congo Free State and Arab groups,…
kawkab amirka_vol 1 no 47_mar 3 1893_wmc.pdf

Kawkab Amirka, كوكب أمريكا, Vol. 1, no. 32. Articles in English include: the conclusion of the missionary controversy; a discussion of the activities of the Mohammedan Society of Liverpool; a collection of miscellany on various news from the…
kawkab amirka_vol 1 no 32_nov 18 1892_wmc.pdf

Volume 2, No. 55 of كوكب أمريكا, Kawkab Amirka. Articles in English include an account of a Moroccan man expressing American patriotism because his village was under American protection at one point and various news about the Asian exhibits at the…
kawkab amrika_vol 2 no 55_apr 28 1893_wmc.pdf

Volume 2, No. 54 of كوكب أمريكا, Kawkab Amirka. Articles in English include descriptions of the various upcoming Asian World's Fair exhibitions, a piece on Asian rubies, and a report of North Africans attacking a Spanish town.
kawkab amrika_vol 2 no 54_apr 21 1893_wmc.pdf

Volume 1, No. 21 of كوكب أمريكا, Kawkab Amirka. Articles in English include an announcement of the anniversary of Abdul Hamid's rule of the Ottoman Empire, a piece on ancient Hawaiian customs and their ousting by American missionaries, a report on…
kawkab amrika_vol 1 no 21_sep 2 1892_wmc.pdf

Volume 1, No. 15 of كوكب أمريكا, Kawkab Amirka. Articles in English include a discussion about the benefits and drawbacks of American missionaries in Syria, criticism of an article which disapproved of the Kawkab's approval of the Turkish sultan,…
kawkab amrika_vol 1 no 15_july 22 1892_wmc.pdf

Volume 1, No. 14 of كوكب أمريكا, Kawkab Amirka.

Articles in English in this issue include an obituary for Prof. B. C. Hobbs; an account of Japanese men emigrating to Mexico; a description of the funeral of the murdered Armenian Kazar Karazavvoian;…
kawkab amrika_vol 1 no 14_july 15 1892_wmc.pdf

Date: May 5, 1893
Kawkab Amirka, كوكب أمريكا, Vol. 2, no. 56 was the first issue to do away with the page of English articles; this volume of the newspaper is almost exclusively in Arabic.

The issue contains a full page of illustrations depicting the World's…
kawkab amrika_vol 2 no 56_may 1893_wmc.pdf
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