Lamia Bastany's Immigration Documents

Title

Lamia Bastany's Immigration Documents

Description

International passport of LamiĆ  Boustani [Lamya Bastany], issued in 1920. On the back it is stamped by the American Consulate in Beirut and signed by Frederick Bird on October 30, 1920. Lamia was originially from Lebanon and was born in 1903. It contains information concerning her appearance and guarantees her aid and protection if needed. It specifies that she was traveling to Lawrence, Massachusetts, to join her brother. This passport was only valid for one year. At the bottom of the record is one of Lamia's fingerprints; the passport also has a photograph--faded--on the bottom.

Publisher

Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies

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Rights

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Format

Text/jpg

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Identifier

LPL_BRR_Bastany001_wm

Coverage

Beirut, Lebanon

Alternative Title

Emergency Passport for Lamia Bastany

Files

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Citation

Haut Commissariat de la Republique Francaise en Syrie et Cilicie and High Commission offices of the Republic of France in Syria and Cilicia , “Lamia Bastany's Immigration Documents,” Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies Archive, accessed September 22, 2019, https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/23509.