[photograph of steam boat] [photograph of buildings along waterline]
Regular Steamer Services on Lakes of Thun and Brienz Unterseen
[photograph of people climbing snow-covered mountains] [photograph of meadow in Alps]
Mountain-Climbing The Jungfrau seen form Murren
[photograph of mountain peaks] [photo of train on cliffside railroad]
View of Eiger and Monch Mountain-Railway
Mr. and Mrs. John H. Bateman, of greenville, visited Palestine in 1954. They kindly brought for the lodge a rock from the famous ruins of Baalbek, in Lebanon. [handwritten note] also spelled Baalbeck.
[photograph of town with mountains in background]
VIEW OF THE ANCIENT RUINS AT BAALBECK VISTA DEL SITIO ARQUEOLOGICO DE BAALBECK
The pleasant and ordered design of the Beqaa will appeal to those with an organising turn of mind, for they will appreciate the experiments in extensive agriculture, drainage, irrigation, and reforestation being carried on at Ammik, Tanail, Talia, and Baalbeck. But we have uttered the enchanting name of this temple of temples...
[photograph of small waterfall]
THE SPRING OF RAS EL-AIN EL MANANTIAL DE RAS EL-AIN
EMBASSY OF LEBANON WASHINGTON
March 11, 1955
The Honorable Robert T. Ashmore Member of Congress from South Carolina House of Representatives Washington 25, D.C.
Dear Mr. Ashmore:
I was very glad to have your letter of March 9, 1955 in which you quoted in part a letter from Mr. John M. Holmes of the YMCA of Greenville, South Carolina.
Uder seprate cover I am sending you several books, pamphlets and a map of Lebanon which I hope will be of interest to the members of the YMCA in Greenville. If at any time we can be of service to you please let us know.
Thanking you for your interest in Lebanon, I remain,
AJK:dr Angela Jurdak Khoury Secretary of Embassy