Browse Items (699 total)

phlim_Mutaz Al Mudaris_image 1.jpg
Al Mudaris talks about his life, beginning with his early childhood in London, his struggles to learn Arabic in school after the family’s return to Iraq; his high school education at Baghdad College, the most prestigious school in Baghdad; the 1991…

phlim_Al Mudaris and al Saadi_image 01.jpg
Moving back and forth between their shared and separate life experiences, Dr. Malka Al Saadi and her son Mutaz Al Mudaris talk about their lives in Iraq; his education and professional life; the horrors of the 2003 Gulf War and how it devastated…

roldan_OH.jpg
Ana Maria Roldan has been living a life full of love, ambition, and hard work to get to where she is now in Philadelphia. From moving away from Puerto Rico when she was 13 years old to Boston, and then up and down the east coast of the United States,…

Beyond the Sand Storm.jpg
Book cover, Malka Al Saadi, Beyond the Sand Storm: A Woman’s Journey From Bagdad to Philadelphia. Author House, 2016

Cancun_Beach.jpg
A view of the beach in Cancún, México, where Marco Jara worked in the tourism industry and eventually met his future husband.

Immig class copy.jpg

Immig class copy.jpg

August_1991_coup.jpg
Awaiting the counterattack outside the White House Moscow during the August 1991 coup attempt to overthrow Mikhail Gorbachev. Barricades and shelters across the south entrance to the White House from which Yeltsin, President of Russia, defied the…

Stoning a car 1910  LC.jpg
Strikers stoning a trolley car during the General Strike of 1910

Mother Jones Phila 1903 LC use .jpg
"Mary Harris "Mother" Jones with children and adults beginning their "Children's Crusade" to walk from Philadelphia to Oyster Bay, New York, to publicize the conditions of children working in textile mills."
Output Formats

atom, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-xml, rss2