DALNET Digital Archive: Recent submissions

  • 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 ...
  • Orth, Samuel P. (1910)
    Refers to Turkish (most likely Arab) immigration to Cleveland which peaked in 1907. Table.
  • Orth, Samuel P. (Yale University Press, 1920)
    An account of different immigrant groups in the U.S. Brief mention of Arabs, Syrians.
  • Student Learning Review Committee; Oakland Community College (2010-04-09)
    This document outlines the revision of the self-study review process by the Student Learning Review Committee (former CRC).
  • College Academic Senate; Oakland Community College (2010-03)
    The Office of Institutional Research participates in two national data sharing consortiums: the National Community College Benchmarking Project (NCCBP) and the Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE). Both ...
  • College Academic Senate; Oakland Community College; College Curriculum/ Instruction Committee (2010-03-26)
    This catalog change summary details minor course revisions, major course revisions, new courses, minor program and certificate revisions, major program and certificate revisions, new programs and certificates, new program ...
  • Yuwakim, Yusuf Elias (Al-Hoda, 1908-01-15)
    Argues that single Syrian/Arab women immigrants to U.S. are a source of shame and harm both to their folks in the old country and to the Arab community in the U.S. -- and calls for a law to ban such immigration.
  • Yaziji, Najib (Al-Sa'ih, 1912)
    Criticizes peddling by women and calls for a ban on this activity. Competition among Arab peddlers has become severe and threatens their livelihood.
  • Yaziji, Najib (Al-Sa'ih, 1913-02-13)
    An attack on "Americanized" Syrian/Arab women who are too free and make life miserable for their husbands. Calls on Arab men to return to the old country for potential wives.
  • Tannous, Victoria (Al-Akhlaq, 1921-02)
    Argues that, unlike the Syrian/Arab custom of treating the engagement as almost a wedding or half a wedding, it should be possible for the girl (as it already is for the boy) to break the engagement without shame or harmful ...
  • Tannous, Victoria (Al-Akhlaq, 1921-01)
    Provides advice to both the mother-in-law and her daughter-in-law as to how to have a happy home, suggests that the husband is the key to harmony, and advises parents to save for old age so as not to depend on their children.
  • 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.
  • Tannous, Victoria (Al-Akhlaq, 1922-04)
    Relates several new marriage ceremonies practiced by some Americans, e.g. getting married on a plane or under water or by a civil judge. Then declares her satisfaction that Syrian/Arab women have stayed away from such practices.
  • Tannous, Victoria (Al-Akhlaq, 1920-05)
    Advises women that, to hold onto their husbands, they need to continue to have good grooming and good clothes, etc. after marriage, as they did before.
  • Tannous, Victoria (Al-Akhlaq, 1922-08)
    Relates different reasons for why a man leaves his home and wife, mostly based on personality differences, and lack of consideration on part of the wife.
  • Tannous, Victoria (Al-Akhlaq, 1920-03)
    Argues that the woman should be in charge of household expenses because women are "naturally" more economical.
  • Tannous, Victoria (Al-Akhlaq, 1922-10)
    Argues that a wife deserves a "salary" similar to what the husband gives himself every month, in addition to house expenses. Cautions that Syrian/Arab women should make sure their financial rights are officially guaranteed.
  • Tannous, Victoria (Al-Akhlaq, 1920-07)
    Argues for equal education and opportunity for work for women -- until they get married. Also, states that man is the head of the household and the wife should obey her husband.
  • Tabshi, Mary (Al-Hoda, 1904-11-11)
    Discusses the benefits of education for Syrian women.
  • Tabshi, Mary (Al-Hoda, 1904-10-22)
    Urges Syrians (especially women) to read and be educated.

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