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  • Maloof, Joseph N. (Al-Ayam Press, 1899)
    Includes a section on Arab immigration, the Arab American community, its socio-economic conditions and press. Pictures.
  • Nakad, Khattar Yusuf (Meraat-ul-Gharb, 1914-05-14)
    Argues against panic in the wake of denial of citizenship to George Dow, in South Carolina, based on argument that Syrians were not white. Calls for petitioning Congress on the issue.
  • Shumayyel, Shibli (Fatat al-Shara, 1909-12)
    Author criticizes the head of the Naturalization Council in the U.S. as unrepresentative of Americans as a whole when he denied "Syrians" the right to American citizenship. He calls for changing the statute on which the ...
  • McLaughlin, A.J. (Popular Science Monthly, 1903-01)
    Argues that most desirable immigrants for U.S. are unskilled laborers and those between the ages of 15 and 45. Based on these criteria, Syrians/Arabs rank low. Also, they are rated less desirable because of their relatively ...
  • Azkul, Mikhail (Meraat-ul-Gharb, 1915-07-29)
    Cautions Syrian/Arab girls against abandoning the wonderful qualities and conservative behavior of Syrians/Arabs. If they are to become Americanized, they should follow the example of the better-class American girl -- who ...
  • U.S. Congress, House of Representatives (Government Printing Office, 1903)
    Much statistical information about immigration (to and from) the United States by Syrians/Arabs and those from Turkey or Turkey-in-Asia.
  • Mubarak, Yohanna Jirjis (Al-Hoda, 1904-12-08)
    Reports that there were 88 Syrians in Fond du Lac, WI, most of them working in factories, except for six peddlers and one shoe repairman. The city also had three hand-written newspapers.
  • 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.
  • Muhaysin, Mohammed (Meraat-ul-Gharb, 1915-01-12)
    Finds Turkish women more liberated than Arab, especially Muslim, women. The New World magazine, the Arabic-speaking magazine, established in U.S. by Afifa Karam is good -- but has hardly any signed articles, other than ...
  • Hajj, Yusuf (Kawkab America, 1893-09-01)
    Agony and shame are expressed at the alleged bad behavior of Syrian women peddlers.
  • Childe, Cromwell (New York Times, 1899-08-20)
    Attempts to take the "romance" out of accounts about Little Syria, especially the lower Washington Street section. States that only the poor live there whereas rich Syrians/Arabs do business in Little Syria by day and get ...
  • Karam, Afifa (Al-Aalam al-jadid al-nisa'iah, 1913-08)
    Argues that the different treatment of boys and girls in the Syrian/Arab family ends up hurting the boy and helping the girl. Recommends treating both equally and bringing them up properly.
  • Bruce, Edward C. (Lipincott & Co., 1877)
    This history and description of the Centennial Exhibition has very brief reference to the Egyptian exhibit
  • U.S. Congress, House of Representatives (1906)
    After a trip to Europe and the Middle East, Inspector Braun describes the conditions under which emigrants from Greater Syria to the U.S. operate.
  • 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 ...
  • Tannous, Victoria (Al-Akhlaq, 1920-09)
    Argues that the old Arab adage, "Marriage is one-third luck, two-thirds appointment," no longer holds. The man should use his eyes, heart and head in selecting his bride.
  • 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 (Circuit Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 1915-09-14)
    Court decides "Syrians" are white, based on scientific evidence, Congressional intent and legal precedent.
  • Abdou, Nagib (Meraat-Ul-Gharb, 1907)
    Dr. Nagib Abdou, ex-United States Medical Officer, who came from his native Syria to South America at age 16, compiled this directory during his travels. The directory includes and introduction and listings in both English ...

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