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Arab Development Society



  • Existence: 1945-

Administrative History

The Arab Development Society (ADS) was established in 1945 by Palenstinian leader Musa Bey Alami. Located near Jericho, the ADS provides education and vocational training for Arab youth. Their operations are largely financed by their dairy operations, including yogurt and cheese production.

Arab Development Society scrapbook, circa 1970 (Arab Development Society)

Jericho Municipality Web site, May 28, 2009 (Arab Development Society; est. 1945; educational organization near Jericho)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Arab Development Society scrapbook

 Collection — Oversize 1: [Barcode: 31197227653505]
Identifier: UA 1381
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook of the Arab Development Society, illustrating their facilities and activities around 1970. Includes black and white photographs of vegetation, poultry, cattle, Biblical sites, and school life of the orphans.

Dates: approximately 1970

Lola Smoot papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230217769]
Identifier: MSS 1749
Scope and Contents Handwritten note cards, photocopies of Lola Smoot's diaries, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, articles from magazines, correspondence, and partial drafts. The materials relate to Olson's research for his master's thesis in International Relations at Brigham Young University, entitled "The role of Brigham Young University in the Arab development society dairy project for Palestinian orphans". Smoot's diary was kept in 1963 when she was in Jericho working on the Arab Development Society...
Dates: 1952-1985

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Agriculture 1
Agriculture and Natural Resources 1
Articles 1
Dairy processing -- West Bank -- Jericho -- History -- Sources 1
Diaries 1