Nov 8, 2018

The Early Lebanese in America: A Demographic Portrait, 1880-1930

This post was written by Dr. Akram Khater, Director of the Khayrallah Center, and Marjorie Stevens, Senior Researcher. It is the third installment in the center’s Core Story, a series of essays detailing the broader history of Lebanese immigration to […]

Sep 6, 2017

Debut of Syrians in New York: Mapping Movement, 1900-1930

The Khayrallah Center’s newest project, Syrians in New York: Mapping Movement, 1900-1930, uses digital mapping techniques to investigate New York City’s early Syrian/Lebanese immigrant community. This project is a phase of the center’s larger project, Mapping the Mahjar. Syrians in […]

Oct 28, 2015

Counting the Lebanese in the US: 1900-1930

This post is co-written by Marjorie Stevens and Peter Knepper. Marjorie is Senior Researcher for the Khayrallah Center with a primary focus is on archival research and development.  Peter Knepper is a PhD student in Sociology at NCSU. He joined the […]

Apr 28, 2015

InfoGraphic: Lebanese Americans

No matter who you are or where you come from, it is difficult to quantify a lifetime of experiences and choices. How do we put numbers against all the decisions we make in our lives? Part of the mission of […]

Jun 13, 2013

1.5M Americans of Arab descent: Breaking down the Census report for Lebanese-Americans

If you follow our Facebook page or if you keep up with breaking news of the Census (!), you know that the Census’ ongoing survey called American Community Survey (ACS) just released a short report and accompanying statistics that reflect […]