Category Archives: Artifact of the Month

A. Joseph Howar Collection

For January’s Artifact of the Month, I thought I would highlight the A. Joseph Howar Collection, which came to the museum last summer. A few items from the collection have already been added to the museum’s Living in America exhibit, and … Continue reading

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Rosemary Hakim’s Christmas Cards

It’s time for another Artifact of the Month! In honor of the upcoming holidays, I thought I would share some historical Christmas cards that are in our Rosemary Hakim collection. Ms. Hakim won the inaugural “Miss Lebanon-America” pageant in 1954, which … Continue reading

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Artifact of the Month: Swords and Shields

We recently received a very interesting donation here at the Arab American National Museum: a set of swords and shields said to be connected to the Ottoman Empire exhibit at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago. Like many others worldwide, … Continue reading

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