Box: New Immigrants Initiative collection [Box 12] - Arab project photographs

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Record Number: 8960
Box/Case: 12
Creator: Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies
Address: Philadelphia, PA
Date of Original: circa 1998 - 2000
Original Format: Photographs
Image description:

Photographs documenting the Arab communities in Philadelphia for the Arab Immigrants Project. Images taken by photographer Jordan Cassway. Images include Friday prayer at the Al'Aqsa Mosque (1999), the Al'Aqsa school, Swarthmore Pizza, a Lebanese festival, Chicken Hut restaurant, Al'Dana restaurant, engineer Raad Al'Sarraj, Chukri Khorchid, Jihad Kamawati and his family during Ramadan, a Syrian community Ramadan breakfast, a service at St. Sharbel Maronite Church in Newton Square, Pennsylvania, Bitar's restaurant, Al-Warrak bookstore, Jerusalem furniture, Naim Ayoub, and Majid Alsayeah.