Hamed Brothers (Lebanese Syrian Druze family) Store in Marlton, West Virginia, 1920’s with the brothers standing proudly in the front, under the huge sign of “We never sleep sale”.
England, Russia, France and Austria decide how to slice the Turkish Empire; a 1918 cartoon in Puck magazine after Turkey lost WW1
Dancer on a camel entertaining crowds by the Aleppo citadel
Dinner menu when Syria’s President hosted visiting members of Arab medical conference in August 1946: Kubbeh, green beans with tomatoes, lamb stuffed with rise, pickles, Aleppo deserts (karabeej), ice cream, fruits and coffee.
Pepsi or Coca Cola in Mesopotemia
Outdoor barber shop, Beirut Syria 1920
Damascus shoe shiners 1928
A post card showing Syrian soldiers in the French army
A print ad for a modern Hammam (a Baath tub). The ad states that health depends on the body’s cleanliness. The image on the left is titled “old system”, the image on the right is “Modern Baath”.