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Arabs at the 1893 Columbian Exposition

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Arabs at the 1893 Columbian Exposition

Arabs at the 1893 Columbian Exposition By Ray Hanania One of the first Arabs that many Chicagoans and Americans came to know may have been the make-believe character, Gamal El Din El Yahbi. El Yahbi was a character created by the sponsors of the 1893 Columbian Exposition to help Americans experience the excitement and culture…

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