Michel Bistany Passport

Title

Michel Bistany Passport

Description

An immigration passport, produced by the Department of Public Security, Ministry of the Interior, in Egypt on July 2, 1921. The document allows Michel Bistany to travel from Cairo, where he had been living though he was born in Lebanon, to the United States via Italy and France. In addition to a written description of 16-year-old Bistany, the document includes a photograph of him wearing a fez and a suit and tie. The interior of the passport contains stamps from all of the ports that Michel passed through on his journey.

Publisher

Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies

Date

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

Image/jpg

Language

Type

Text

Coverage

Cairo, Egypt

Files

LPL_BRR_BistanyMichael001_wm.jpg
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Citation

Department of Public Security, Ministry of the Interior, Egypt, “Michel Bistany Passport,” Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies Archive, accessed December 10, 2019, https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/23582.