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The Arabs in America, 1492-1977 : a chronology and fact book / compiled and edited by Beverlee Turner Mehdi.


Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. : Oceana Publications, 1978.
ISBN 0379005271, 9780379005271

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Subjects Américains d'origine arabe -- Histoire -- Chronologie.
Américains d'origine arabe -- Histoire -- Sources.
Arab Americans -- History -- Chronology.
Arab Americans -- History -- Sources.
Arab Americans -- History.
Arab Americans.
Series Ethnic chronology series ; no. 31.
Description ix, 150 pages ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date 1978.
Notes Includes index.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-146).
Summary A history of Arabs in the United States with illustrative documents, appendices, and bibliography.
Contents 23. Professor Philip Hitti's comments at testimonial dinner for Kahlil Gibran, 1929 -- 24. Syrian farmers pioneers in California, "Letters to the editor," 1929 -- 25. The "mahrajan" (picnic) brings the diverse Arab-Americans together, 1930 -- 26. "Syrians of Boston join immigration protest, 1931 -- 27. Health problems of Syrians in the U.S., 1931 -- 28. Boys master the Koran in Arabic, 1936 -- 29. "He learned to read from comic strips, Faris Malouf, city's new street commissioner, came to America 30 years ago from Lebanon," 1937 -- 30. "A sheik grows in Brooklyn," 1939 -- 31. Letter from President Franklin D. Roosevelt to the Syrian-American Society of South Carolina, 1941 -- 32. "Memory of Kahlil Gibran recalled by exhibition," 1941 -- 33. Purposes and policies of the Syrian and Lebanese American Federation, 1950 -- 34. The Islamic Federation, 1952 -- 35. Preamble of the Constitution of the Federation of Islamic Associations in the United States and Canada, 1952 -- 36. Letter from President Dwight W. Eisenhower to the National Association of Federations of Syrian and Lebanses Clubs, 1953 -- 37. The Toledo mosque, 1953 -- 38. "Sunday School in Toledo," 1955 -- 39. "Toledo Moslems observe Ramadan," 1959 -- 40. Nasser donates to U.S. Moslems, 1959 -- 41. Message of the President of the National Association of Federations of Syrian and Lebanese American Clubs on the occasion of the 1959 Overseas Convention, 1959 -- 42. St. Jude's Hospital and ALSAC, 1963 -- 43. "The Druze's role in America today," 1969 -- 44. "George A. Hamid, a giant of a legend, dies at the age of 75," 1971 -- 45. "U.S. checks Arabs to block terror," 1972 -- 46. Letter to President Richard N. Nixon from M. Cherif Bassiouni, past president of the Arab-American University Graduates, 1972 -- 47. Letter to Attourney General Richard Kleindienst from Aryeh Neier, Executive Director of the Civil Liberties Union, 1972 -- 48. "Representative D.V. Daniels lauds Jersey City's Egyptian community," 1973.
49. Statement of principle and objectives of the National Association of Arab Americans, 1973 -- 50. "Delegation representing National Association of Arab-Americans meets with Secretary of State," 1973 -- 51. "Arab leader deplores the arson," 1974 -- 52. "Historical glimpse of the American Arabic-speaking community press," 1975 -- 53. "Yemeni migrant workers in California," 1975 -- 54. "F.T.C. official is asked for apology over Nader", 1977 -- 55. Press release, office of Senator James Abourezek, 1977 -- Appendix -- Table 1: Arab-American population of the various states, 1970 -- Table 2: First-generation respondents' first occupations in America -- Table 3: Number of Arab immigrants in professions, 1962-1969 -- Table 4: The press and radio of the American Arab-speaking community (United States and Canada), 1975.
Genre Chronologies.
History.
Sources.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)3541559
(OCoLC)ocm03541559
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Mehdi, Beverlee Turner, 1930-
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