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Syrians in New York: Mapping Movement, 1900-1930
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Archive Spotlight: Historic Arabic Newspaper Digitization Project
In addition to our family collections, one of the Khayrallah Center Archive's core collections is our growing trove of historic Arabic newspapers, literary journals, and magazines. Between 1890 and 1950, migrants from Greater Syria established a remarkably active and diverse […]
Naif Farah: A Syrian in New York
The Khayrallah Center excitedly published the digital project Syrians in New York: Mapping Movement, 1900-1930 in September of 2017. However, not all of the extensive research conducted for the project fit within its final scope. This case study of Naif […]
Why did they leave? Reasons for early Lebanese migration
This article is authored by Dr. Akram Khater, Director of the Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies and Khayrallah Distinguished Professor of Lebanese Diaspora Studies, and Professor of History at NC State. It is part of a planned series of article […]
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