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Photo, Print, Drawing Josephine Wehby Sharbel (Mrs. Arthur J.), member of Lebanese community and parishioner of Saint Elias Maronite Catholic Church in Birmingham, Alabama

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Title

  • Josephine Wehby Sharbel (Mrs. Arthur J.), member of Lebanese community and parishioner of Saint Elias Maronite Catholic Church in Birmingham, Alabama

Names

  • Conklin, Nancy Faires (Research team member)
  • McCallum, Brenda (Photographer)

Created / Published

  • Birmingham, Alabama, April 28, 1982

Headings

  • -  Lebanese Americans
  • -  Ethnography
  • -  Photographs
  • -  Documentary photographs
  • -  United States -- Alabama -- Birmingham

Genre

  • Ethnography
  • Photographs
  • Documentary photographs

Notes

  • -  Index data: 0 to 3, copy of photo of first Arabic class at St. Elias, taught by Mrs. Sharbel's father, Khattar Wehby, c.1915-1916; 4 & 5, copy of photo of later Arabic class at St. Elias; 6 to 8, some of Mrs. Sharbel's postcards from Lebanon (some from Zahle, Lebanon, her parents home town); 9 to 11, front left of Mrs. Sharbel's den, with home altar, family photographs, books, memorabilia above TV; 12 to 14, Mrs. Sharbel playing piano in her living room and singing the Lebanese national anthem, which she has translated from Arabic to English; 15, oil painting in Mrs. Sharbel's living room of her mother, done in the Lebanese fashion; 16, see 4 & 5 above; 17 to 20, collection of early Arabic anl grammar books used at St. Elias school by Mrs. Sharbel's father; 21, close up of home altar in den (see 9 to 11 above)

Medium

  • 35 mm black-and-white film negatives

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1993/001: 195995-3

Source Collection

  • Ethnic Heritage and Language Schools in America Project collection (AFC 1993/001)

Repository

  • American Folklife Center

Digital Id

Online Format

  • image

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Credit line: Ethnic Heritage and Language Schools in America Project collection (AFC 1993/001), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Conklin, Nancy Faires, and Brenda McCallum. Josephine Wehby Sharbel Mrs. Arthur J., member of Lebanese community and parishioner of Saint Elias Maronite Catholic Church in Birmingham, Alabama. United States Alabama Birmingham, 1982. Birmingham, Alabama. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1993001_195995_03/.

APA citation style:

Conklin, N. F. & McCallum, B. (1982) Josephine Wehby Sharbel Mrs. Arthur J., member of Lebanese community and parishioner of Saint Elias Maronite Catholic Church in Birmingham, Alabama. United States Alabama Birmingham, 1982. Birmingham, Alabama. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1993001_195995_03/.

MLA citation style:

Conklin, Nancy Faires, and Brenda McCallum. Josephine Wehby Sharbel Mrs. Arthur J., member of Lebanese community and parishioner of Saint Elias Maronite Catholic Church in Birmingham, Alabama. Birmingham, Alabama. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1993001_195995_03/>.