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How do you celebrate Halloween? One of my favorite Halloween traditions is to sit down with a bowl of popcorn and watch Hocus Pocus, the 1993 movie about three witches from Salem, Massachusetts who come back to life to terrorize … Continue reading
We recently received a very interesting collection from a donor in Houston, Texas. The collection consists of three large photographs from Syria and Palestine, brought to the U.S. by a family that immigrated in the 1960s. Two of the photographs … Continue reading
Happy Valentine’s Day from the Arab American National Museum! This is a month for celebrating love in all forms, and we have some great artifacts to share from our collection on that topic. First up is this adorable Valentine’s card from … Continue reading
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
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