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An Arab American Christmas Story

One of my favorite activities to do with a tour group at the AANM is to take them into our Making an Impact exhibit, gather them around a case with an opaque glass cover, and tell them about Robert George. … Continue reading

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Researcher’s Visit Proves Invaluable to Dissertation

The following blog post was written by Martina Koegeler-Abdi. She received the 2015 Evelyn Abdalah Menconi Travel Grant to visit the Arab American National Museum and conduct research. Koegeler-Abdi describes her experience in this post. Learn more about the 2016 … Continue reading

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Travel Grant Helps Professor Conduct Research at the AANM

The following blog post was written by Yasmeen Hanoosh. In 2014, Dr. Hanoosh received the inaugural Evelyn Abdalah Menconi Travel Grant to visit the Arab American National Museum and conduct research. She describes her experience in this post. Learn more about the 2015 … Continue reading

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New Staff

Hello! My name is Elyssa Bisoski, and I am the new Curator of Collections here at the Arab American National Museum, in charge of the museum’s collections of historical Arab American materials. I am a graduate of the Public History … Continue reading

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Arab immigrants and Ford’s $5-a-day workday

This month marks the 100th anniversary of auto industry legend Henry Ford’s decision to offer his workers $5 a day. Historians and scholars widely credit this move by the Ford Motor Company with helping to establish an American middle class. … Continue reading

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