Syrians in Fall River, Alice Brayton

Syrians

 

The Syrians in Fall River by Alice Brayton (1878-1972), 1913: “An account of the present living conditions of the Syrians … in the spring of 1913; and additional notes concerning their lives in Syria, and their emigration.” Bound notebook of holograph notes, wove paper, unidentified manufacturer.

This unpublished journal of detailed statistical and biographical accounts was compiled by Alice Brayton for use in the Social Services Department of the Union Hospital in Fall River, Massachusetts. It contains important historical material about an ethnic group in Fall River that has yet to be thoroughly researched.

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