Beyond Borders: Moroccans in Britain and America

Project Editor: Dr. Khalid BEKKAOUI

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Moroccans in America

                                          Moorish Passengers

 

 

 

 

 Hadj Tahar, Moroccan Entertainment Manager, Arrived in US in 1876

 

 

 

 

 

                       Julia Doyle, Tahar’s Bride, 1887 

 

  

               Moroccans at the Chicago World Fair, 1893 

 

 

 

Hassan Ben Ali (N°7) and his troupe 1893, N°6 Salleen Nasser. N°5 Fredo Hajji, acrobat, native of Tangier. N°8 Kablen Dahdooh. N°9 Abraham Ben Hamo, native of Bameide, Morocco. N°1 Ben Sahib. N°3 Solayman Ben Damod. N°3 Saad Kablen Dahdooh. N°4 Stamato Kolema, a Berber.

 


 

 Hassan Ben Ali and his troupe, 1894.

 

 

Hassan Ben Ali and his Troupe in New York.

 



Moroccan Immigrants Arrive at Ellis Island at the beginning of the 20th Century


A Riffian Arrives at  Ellis Island, 1910

 

 Dancing Girls  from Tangier, 1904

 

 

 

 

 Moroccan exhibited at St Louis World Fair, 1904

 

 

 

 

 Moroccan horse exhibited at St Louis World Fair, 1904.

 

 

            Moroccans at Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Loui, 1904

 

 

 

  Riffian for The Garden of Allah, New York, 1910

 

 

                          Fadma, Moroccan Dancer, 1913

 

 

             Hadj Ali Ben Mohamed: Passport Application, November 1915

 

 

 

Moroccan Village, Chicago World Fair 1933

 

 

 

 

 

 Moroccan Gate at Chocago World’s Fair, 1933

 

 

 

Scene from the Moroccan Village, Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934

 

 

 

 A snake charmer at the Moroccan Village, Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934

 

 

 

 

 

 The Mogador Troupe, 1938

 

 

 

 

 

The Troupe of Wazzane

 

 

 

 

 Mohammed Amun, Moroccan peddler in America, 1945-1946 

 

 

 

 

 Fatima Wazzan Brahim, 1955

 

 

 

 

Moulay, Fatima Wazzan’s Husband

 

 

 

 

 

 The Troupe Of Hamid-Morton

 

 

 

 

 

Antar Wazzan, the head of the Wazzan troupe 1950s-1980s, and his wife Beverly.

 

 

 

 

 

Miss Zahra Kader, Circus Performer in US, 1950

 

 

 

 

 

 Sultan Mohammed V at a fashion show in Dallas, 1957

 

 

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