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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.
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Rustum, As'ad (Al-Matba'a al-Adabiyya, 1908)
    Contains many poems about Arabs in America and life in the United States by the author, who immigrated in 1892.
  • Maloof, M.M. (Boston Evening Transcript, 1917-08-22)
    This article talks about the willingness of Syrian and Lebanese Christians to fight for the United States against the Ottoman Turks in World War 1. It includes a letter from an infantryman training in Texas to his family. ...
  • Unknown author (Al-Hoda, 1906-06)
    Written in the form of a letter from a Syrian/Arab woman immigrant to a friend back home, it describes her life in the U.S. Extols freedom for women -- but within the bounds of what is "decent" for women. The same is ...
  • Orth, Samuel P. (1910)
    Refers to Turkish (most likely Arab) immigration to Cleveland which peaked in 1907. Table.
  • Kherbawi, Basil M. (Al-Dalil Press, 1913)
    One of the earliest attempts to provide a sketch of "Syrian" emigration and its causes, as well as the size, composition and location of the various Arabic-speaking communities in the U.S. Though there is a near-obsession ...
  • Ansara, James M. (Harvard College, 1931)
    In his thesis, James Ansara gives a history of Syrian immigration to and life in America in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
  • McLaughlin, Allan (Popular Science Monthly, 1904-01)
    States that there is some truth to the notion that immigrants constitute a menace to U.S. public health. Among immigrants with high levels of disease (especially trachoma) are Syrians/Arabs. This danger is increased if ...
  • Antun, Farah (Al-Jami'ah, 1908-08)
    Report by the editor of Al-Jami'ah about his meeting with the Canadian Minister of the Interior who detailed for him the conditions of acquiring land to homestead, especially in Manitoba, Alberta and Saskatchewan.
  • Maloof, Asber Qatini (Al-Ayyam, 1898-06-25)
    In this complete series of articles, the writer states unequivocally that Syrian/Arab immigrants to America came for economic gain. Some, however, were bad characters in the old homeland and now constitute the depraved, ...
  • Pool, D. de Sola (American Jewish Committee, 1913)
    Discusses Jewish immigrants from Turkey and te Levant, their numbers and settlement in the United States.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 (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 ...
  • Orth, Samuel P. (Yale University Press, 1920)
    An account of different immigrant groups in the U.S. Brief mention of Arabs, Syrians.
  • 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 ...

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