Maria Ajar Immigration Record

Title

Maria Ajar Immigration Record

Description

This immigration record was produced at Ellis Island on December 26, 1911, sent to Bernard M. Sheridan, Superintendent of Schools in Lawrence, MA, and signed by Acting Commissioner Byron Hall. It confirms Maria Ajar's arrival in the United States on December 5, 1911. It provides further information about Maria, including her age, 16, her occupation, "domestic," and the fact that she was literate and traveling with her sister to join their brother in Lawrence, Massachusetts. It also indicates that they traveled on the S.S. Chicago on the French Line and were recorded on Manifest no. 16-2.

Publisher

Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies

Contributor

Rights

Donor retains full ownership of any and all copyright currently controlled in agreement with Khayrallah Center. Nonexclusive right to authorize all uses of these materials for non-commercial research, scholarly, or other educational purposes are granted to Khayrallah Center pursuant to Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA).

Format

Text/jpg

Language

Type

Text

Identifier

LPL_BRR_AjarMaria001_wm

Coverage

Ellis Island, New York

Files

https://drive.google.com/uc

Citation

United States Department of Commerce and Labor and Immigration Service, “Maria Ajar Immigration Record,” Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies Archive, accessed August 13, 2022, https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/23077.