Mideast in the Midwest survey results

The Mideast in the Midwest survey results have been recoded and analyzed with the help of the University of Toledo’s sociology department. Data sets were compared to each other in order to draw comparisons between ethnic communities and religious groups in Greater Toledo.

The Mayor of Qaraoun

Yehia Shousher wanted to be the mayor of Qaraoun. In 1949 he immigrated from the village in the south of Lebanon to Canada with his mother and two brothers. Four years later, in 1953, he made the move to Toledo. When Mr. Shousher, 85, first left Lebanon, he was