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  • Beale, E.F. (U.S. Government, 1858)
    Beale's narrative of the survey of a wagon road near the 35th parallel is full of admiration and praise of the camels. Beale named his favorite camel "Seid" (p. 34), but hardly mentioned the cameleers.
  • Cohen, David Solis; Sommer, H.B. (Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger, 1876)
    A humorous account of the Centennial Exposition, with references to Arab and Muslim participants.
  • Beverly, Ben (Centennial Publishing Co., 1876)
    Some references and discussion of the Turkish, Tunisian, Egyptian and Algerian exhibits at the Philadelphia 1876 Fair.
  • Bruce, Edward C. (Lipincott & Co., 1877)
    This history and description of the Centennial Exhibition has very brief reference to the Egyptian exhibit
  • Unknown author (New York Daily Tribune, 1877-05-24)
    Seven Algerians (also called Tunisians) escaped from a military prison in French Guiana, made their way to Wilmington, NC but were then sent to New York where a "Turkish gentleman" tried to recruit them for the Turkish ...
  • Unknown author (New York Daily Tribune, 1878-12-12)
    Eight Tunisian prisoners in jails in French Guiana escaped and arrived in New York where they were given jobs chopping wood.
  • Bandelier, F. (Magazine of Western History, 1886)
    Credits Marcos of Nizza with the discovery of New Mexico and refers to Estevanico merely as the Negro who disobeyed orders.
  • Unknown author (Harper's Weekly, 1890-10-25)
    This article takes a look at the "Arab colony" on New York City's westside, along Greenwich and Washington streets. The article provides physical descriptors of the colony's residents and their perspective on Arab culture ...
  • Unknown author (New-York Daily Tribune, 1892-10-02)
    Generally positive picture of an "exotic" and colorful people with strange customs but who are industrious and good at trade, the main reason for their immigration. Sketches.
  • Hajj, Yusuf (Kawkab America, 1893-09-01)
    Agony and shame are expressed at the alleged bad behavior of Syrian women peddlers.
  • Unknown author (Al-Hilal, 1893-10-15)
    Relates that many of the "Syrians" and Egyptians who went to the Columbian fair for trade lost a great deal of money because attendance was low. [However, that was prior to the sensational dance du ventre introduced by ...
  • Unknown author (Al-Hilal, 1893-10-15)
    Relates that many of the "Syrians" and Egyptians who went to the Columbian fair for trade lost a great deal of money because attendance was low. [However, that was prior to the sensational dance du ventre introduced by ...
  • McGovern, John (Halligan's Illustrated World, 1894-03-12)
    Includes pictures and text of "Arabs" at the Fair.
  • Unknown author (Harper's Weekly, 1895-08-10)
    Generally positive account of the Arab community in New York, and the daily life and occupations of its members. Pictures.
  • Bourke, John G. (Journal of American Folk-Lore, 1896)
    Author, who was then president of the American Folk-Lore Society, states that enough "Moorish blood was included in the Caucasian migration to New Spain" to make it of "considerable importance" (p. 82). He then details ...
  • Unknown author (Al Hoda, 1898)
    The article reports on the catastrophe that was the sinking of the French ocean liner SS. La Bourgogne, which sunk on July 4th, 1898, at the mouth of the New York harbor. 549 lives were lost in the tragedy, including several ...
  • Unknown author (New-York Tribune, 1898-03-13)
    Details the religious communities among Syrians/Arabs in New York: 35% Greek Orthodox, 30% Maronite, 25% Greek Catholic, 10% drifted away to Protestant churches. Mentions religious clergy, including Raphael Hawawiny ...
  • Dammous, Shibel Nassif (Al-Ayyam, 1898-04-08)
    Shows pride in educated Syrian/Arab women, like Mary Aziz, who writes for the newspapers, and endorses her call for parents to relieve their daughters from constant employment, and to give them some personal freedom which ...
  • Abu-Sa'd, Nassif Yusuf (Al-Ayyam, 1898-06-30)
    Writes about the success achieved by Syrians/Arabs in North Dakota in homestead farming, where over twenty families are present. Asks for a Catholic priest for them.
  • Musallam, Elias (1898-12-13)
    This document is a summary of a speech given by the writer Dr. Elias Efendi Musallam Kattem about some of the accomplishments of Syrians/Arabs in the U.S. in commerce, journalism, and learning (with 30 in medicine).

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