Wadee'a Mitry Shatara, who taught Arabic at the Friends Girls School for over 55 years. Born in 1890, she graduated from the Girls* Training Home (as the FGS was known) in 1905. She then attended Beirut Training College to become a teacher, and began teaching at the FGS upon graduation. She was the first woman [...]
Jabra Hanna Ankar with the President of Lebanon, Fouad Chehab, while attending the meeting of the Arab Bar Association.
Gathering outside the Hamra Palace. The occasion and many of those in the picture are unknown. Please help us to identify them! The Al Hamra Palace, built in 1926, was the ancestral home of the Bateh family.
An article proclaiming that Jabra Hanna Ankar was elected President of the Jordanian Bar Association.
Julia and Jabra Ankar in Egypt attending the 1956 Arab Bar Association Convention.
Pictured was the going away party at the Hamra Hotel for Sami Boutros Harb, who was going to the United States. Standing (from left to right) is Isa Jaghab, Jameel Jaghab, Sami Harb, Ragheb Tillo from Damascus, Naoum Zareefeh, and Naeem Ankar. Sitting are Mahfouz Ackall, Ganim Hanna Ganim, and Fuad Jameel Musa. Hamra Hotel, [...]
Pictured is a group of family and friends enjoying their time over a meal of Mansaf; (from left to right) Standing is Jameel Totah, Nicola Dudum, Yousef Ankar, Salem Rizkallah, and Jeries Eways. Seated next to those standing in the back row are Ibrahim Akel, Nimer Misleh, and Jeries Shunnarah. Seated in the front row [...]