The Arbeely family are thought to be the first Syrian immigrant family in the United States. They travelled extensively across the U.S. reenacting scenes from their homeland while dressed in native costume.
Brothers Habeeb Arbeely and Nageeb Arbeely demonstrate weapons fighting with swords and shields.
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