Layla Akel Immigration Record

Title

Layla Akel Immigration Record

Description

This immigration record was produced at Ellis Island on January 11, 1912, sent to Bernard M. Sheridan, Superintendent of Schools in Lawrence, MA, and signed by Acting Commissioner Byron Hall. It confirms Layla Akel's arrival in the United States on December 21, 1910. It provides further information about her, including age, 16, and destination, Lawrence, Massachusetts, to join her mother. It also indicates that she was able to read and write and listed her occupation as a servant. The document also names the ship she arrived on, the S.S. Philadelphia of the American Line, and its manifest No. 2-23.

Publisher

Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies

Contributor

Rights

The donor retains full ownership of any copyright and rights currently controlled. Nonexclusive right to authorize uses of these materials for non-commercial research, scholarly, or other educational purposes are granted to Khayrallah Center pursuant to U.S. Copyright Law. Usage of the materials for these purposes must be fully credited with the source. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials.

Format

Text/pdf

Language

Type

Text

Identifier

LPL_BRR_AkelLayla001

Coverage

Ellis Island, New York

Files

https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/GR0007/LPL_BRR_AkelLayla001.pdf

Citation

United States Department of Commerce and Labor and Immigration Service, “Layla Akel Immigration Record,” Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies Archive, accessed May 20, 2024, https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/79013.