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Browsing Digitized Materials from Michael W. Suleiman Collection by Title

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  • Karam, Afifa (Al-Hoda, 1904-09-22)
    In an introduction to the article, the editor praises Karam and defends her against attackers who do not like to see a Syrian/Arab woman expressing her views in public, and who ask who she might be. Karam tells about ...
  • Bellama, Najla (Al-Sa'ih, 1922)
    Reprint of an article in a Beirut newspaper in which author denounces the false modernism of the "city" woman or some Syrian/Arab women in the West, where modesty, good manners, decency, strong family and feminist beauty ...
  • Karam, Afifa (Al-Hoda, 1904-07-28)
    Accusing women of malicious gossip is not fair, although some do gossip, but so do men. If Syrian/Arab women gossip, it is because they are uneducated and cannot converse about intellectual or useful topics. Men are to ...
  • Cole, William Isaac (Massachusetts Department of Education, 1921)
    Provides background, numbers, distribution, occupations, and assimilation.
  • Roberts, Peter (Association Press, 1912)
    Includes a brief section on "Syrians," who supposedly spoke "Syriac."
  • Arida, Mary (Al-Sa'ih, 1918-01-17)
    Damning and powerful statement about the backward conditions of Arab women in the U.S. They are described as ignorant, indolent and pre-occupied with food and housekeeping. The Arab-American press and Arab-American ...
  • 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 ...
  • In re Dow 
    Unknown author (District Court, E.D. South Carolina, 1914-04-15)
    Court decides "Syrians" are not white, based on common knowledge and Congressional intent.
  • Unknown author (Circuit Court, D. Massachusetts, 1910-01-08)
    Court decides "Syrians" are white, based on scientific evidence and legal precedent.
  • Tabshi, Mary (Al-Hoda, 1904-10-22)
    Urges Syrians (especially women) to read and be educated.
  • Antoun, Jamileh Elias (Al-Sa'ih, 1916-05-08)
    A second response to Mary Arida, again arguing that women should be obedient to their husbands, remain faithful and honest. Syrian/Arab men are not bad fellows as Mary Arida painted some of them, and American men are much ...
  • Fleming, Walter L. (Popular Science Monthly, 1909-02)
    Somewhat detailed account of American government decision to purchase camels, their importation and the uses (or lack of such) made of them. Reports that two Turks and three Arabs (no names mentioned) came with the camels. ...
  • Antun, Elias (Meraat-ul-Gharb, 1915-04-02)
    In the dispute over whether to stay under the Russian Orthodox church or to follow the Antiochian Church, the writer (and the newspaper?) favors the Russian Church and claims that it has been most generous to the Orthodox ...
  • 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, ...
  • Ross, Edward Alsworth (Century Magazine, 1914)
    Brief report on Levantines.
  • Salibi, Amin (Al-Hoda, 1902-02-12)
    Complains about the large number and dishonesty of Maronite priests who come to the U.S. to collect funds for allegedly worthy church or civic causes. Suggests forming a committee to limit, supervise and monitor such activity.
  • Salibi, Amin (Al-Hoda, 1903-07-18)
    In response to suggestions for making female peddling illegal, author reports the views of two "Syrian" women peddlers who argue that peddling has not scandalized Syrians but rather made them rich, and that women peddle ...
  • Pool, D. de Sola (American Jewish Committee, 1913)
    Discusses Jewish immigrants from Turkey and te Levant, their numbers and settlement in the United States.

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