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Part I: Topical File, 1871-2004 (continued)
Letter to Alexander Hume Ford from the American Colony, Dec. 18, 1906
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“Americans Lead in Jerusalem Progress” by William T. Ellis, Aug. 17, 1913
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The American Colony at Work
“In Memoriam” keepsake with pressed flowers, circa October 1888
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List of antiquities sent to University of Pennsylvania Museum, Philadelphia, Pa., Sept. 4, 1913
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Postcards of the Holy Land
Picture postcard, "A Spanish Jew of Jerusalem," 1921
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Picture postcard, "A Bedouin and his pride," 1921
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Picture postcard, "Fishermen at Jaffa," 1921
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Picture postcard "A Bedouin in his happy mood," 1921
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Picture postcard "Foundations of Tower of Antonia," 1921
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Picture postcard, "Sorting his wheat," 1921
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Picture postcard, "Jaffa, landing place / Jaffa, Landungsplatz / Jaffa, ia rade," circa 1921?
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Picture postcard, "Brook Cherith near Jericho," 1921
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Picture postcard, "A Vernomito Jew in Jerusalem," 1921
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Picture postcard "An Orthodox Jew of Jerusalem," 1921
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Picture postcard, "Absalom's Pillar and Mary's Well," 1921
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Scrapbook of American Colony clippings, 1871-1942
Bound vol. See Oversize
Loose items removed from scrapbook See Oversize
Business card, John D. Whiting, United States deputy consul, Jerusalem, circa 1908-1915
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“The Chief Industries of the American Colony, Jerusalem, at the Present Time,” Jan. 1907
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Letter from David Fairchild to John D. Whiting, Dec. 30, 1916
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Letter from Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor to John D. Whiting, Nov. 9, 1915
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The Locust Plague
Locust album, 1915 See Oversize
Photograph of Bertha Spafford Vester, John Vester, Louise Vester, and Jemal Pasha, circa 1915
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World War I
Photograph album, 1914-1917 See Oversize
Scrapbook of Fannie L. Koster regarding American Colony, circa 1908-1924 See Oversize
Wartime pass issued by Ottoman Turkish forces, 1916-1917
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Turkish lira note
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Movement order, Kantara Military Railway, for John D. Whiting, British intelligence, Nov. 26, 1918
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American Colony nursing corps
Names of nurses, 1917
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Night pass for nurses, circa 1915-1917
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Photograph, circa 1915-1917
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Hospital record for Mustafa Zekie, Nov. 28, 1916 See Oversize
Manifesto and other printed announcements, 1882, 1896, 1905, 1914 See Oversize
Miscellaneous passes and permits
Police registration paper for John D. Whiting's family and Anna Larsson, Damascus Gate, Nov. 6, 1914
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Governor's order to allow provisions, Sept. 6, 1917
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Mutsarrif's application to Menzil, and Menzil's approval of note socliciting four camels, circa 1914-1917
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Note from A. F. Bernard Shaw to American Hospital, Jerusalem, Dec. 12, 1917
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BOX I:3 Wartime Aid
School of Handicrafts and Dressmaking
Brochures and photographs
Brochure from the School of Handicrafts and Dressmaking, American Colony Aid Association, Jerusalem, circa 1930
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Photograph of two women making Palestinian point lace seated outdoors on a balcony, Old City Jerusalem in the background, circa 1930
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Photograph of six young women making lace, circa 1930
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Advertisement card, Palestine Point Lace, The American Colony Industrial School, circa 1918-1935
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Lace sample book, circa 1900-1930
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Report of the Syrian and Palestine Relief Fund sewing rooms and Christian Herald Relief Fund lace industry, circa 1918
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Account book of money received by Mr. Trowbridge, 1918
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Balance sheet for distribution of Charitable Funds, Feb.-Apr. 1918
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Loud, Edward F.
Account of and distribution of Loud Fund, 1916-1917
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Letter from John D. Whiting to Edward F. Loud, 1918(?)
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Miscellaneous correspondence
Letter from the American Colony to Edward F. Loud, May 30, 1918
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Letter from Edward F. Loud to Friends of the American Colony in Jerusalem (contains copies of various earlier correspondence, 1918), Aug. 20, 1918
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Letters from American Colony (Jacob Spafford) received by Edward F. Loud, circa April-May, 1918
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“Photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Loud at their island home in Michigan,” circa 1920
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Continuing Relief Work
Christian Herald Orphanage
Photograph album, 1918-1927
(2 folders)
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Register of children (Record book listing girls receiving support through the Christian Herald Orphanage, as supervised by the American Colony), 1921-1923
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Appeals to Bertha Spafford Vester for aid
Referral note addressed to Mrs. Vester [Bertha Spafford Vester], asking for safe harbor for man whose life is in danger, Aug. 10, 1918
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Referral note from Dr. T.B. Haddad to Bertha Vester asking help for impoverished female with tuberculosis, July 22, 1921
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Referral note from Dr. T.B. Haddad to Bertha Spafford Vester, for bearer, a widow needing relief, July 12, 1921
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Referral note from Dr. T.B. Haddad to Bertha Vester, for bearer needing care, July 20, 1921
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Spafford Children's Center
Brochure, Spafford Children's Center, Jerusalem, circa 2005
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