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Strangers in the West

By Linda K. Jacobs

 

The never-before-told story of the first Arab immigrants to settle in New York City.

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Digging In

By Linda K. Jacobs

 

Join a young American archaeologist as she discovers the real Iran.

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Strangers in the West

The untold story of America’s first Arab immigrants

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Digging In

An American archaeologist discovers the real Iran

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The Syrian Colony of Boston, 1890-1910

(Above): Syrian women sewing at Denison House, Boston, 1912. It is interesting to compare the Syrian colonies of New York City and Boston. Both cities were major ports in the nineteenth century and, along with Providence and Philadelphia, were east coast entry points...

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Find Your Ancestors

 

Click below to see a database of the first Arab immigrants to emigrate to the United States in the late 19th Century.

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