How did my Lebanese great grandfather land in Niagara Falls in 1912?


 
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PRESENTER

Laila Mokhiber

ORIGINAL CITY 

NYC

Original Date

March 27, 2016

Description

This presentation explores the different dynamics, political contingencies and historical moments in regards to immigration and social mobility from the Arab world outwards.

Sources & Future References

  • Elizabeth Boosahda From Arab-American Faces and Voices: The Origins of an Immigrant Community
  • Alixa Naff Becoming American: The Early Arab Immigrant Experience
  • Linda K. Jacobs Strangers in the West, The Syrian Colony New York City, 1880-1900

Contact Info

Instagram: lailamo
Twitter: lailamo
E-mail: lailamo@gmail.com

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