Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Fall 1996

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Fall 1996

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In the early 1940s the late Clark Cypher worked at Aramco's Jiddah office, shown in this photo from geologist Max Steineke's collection.

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Summer 1996

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Summer 1996

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The Bedouin and his falcon, photographed in the Rub 'al-Khali in 1967 by the late Brainerd Bates, is from the collection on annuitant Lois Wolfrum.

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Fall 1995

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Fall 1995

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Donkeys trudging back and forth on inclined ramps to lift water into irrigation channels were a common sight in the oases of the Eastern Province 50 years ago.

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Fall 1994

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Fall 1994

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Backed by his royal guards as he surveys the scene at the Dhahran Tennis Court on January 25, 1947, King 'Abd al-'Aziz is flanked by Aramco executive James MacPherson (left), by T.V. Stapleton and American Consul Waldo Bailey (right).

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Spring 1994

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Spring 1994

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As intrepid Aramco travelers know, nearly every town in the Kingdom worth the name has a gold suq worth a visit. The salesboy in Riyadh was photographed by Dorothy Miller in 1975.

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Fall 1993

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Fall 1993

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I remember how strange Ras Tanura looked the first year green trees began to poke above the roofs all over town, throwing circles of shade onto the ground and softening the skyline.

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Summer 1993

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Summer 1993

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Lester Hilyard worked in Saudi Arabia from 1937 to 1945. After a very brief stint in Venezuela - and 26 years of service with Standard of California - he look early retirement in February 1947.

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Spring 1993

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Spring 1993

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The Eighteenth Aramco Annuitants Reunion was held September 2 - 4 in Pinehurst, North Carolina, in the Pinehurst Hotel, now approaching its 90th year.

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Fall 1992

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Fall 1992

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Since annuitant Dorothy Miller returned to the U.S. in 1977, she has averaged about four hours a day, three days a week, in her photo lab.

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Spring 1992

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Spring 1992

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Mary Norton tells how artist Lenore DePree drew on Persian miniature art to paint her stylized scenes of life in Arabia - and the patchwork fields and hills of Appalachia.

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Fall 1991

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Fall 1991

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"The shopkeeper lifted the lid of the chest and motioned for me to sniff; I dove into its depths and sniffed."

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Summer 1991

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Summer 1991

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Mirage in the desert. In Las Vegas, a tropical garden and cascading water greet guests in the atrium of The Mirage.

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Fall 1990

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Fall 1990

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The most logical place to find Wilma and Barton Haggard would be somewhere on the Mediterranean coast, surrounded by fun, sun and multilingual banter.

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Special 1988

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Special 1988

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Clockwise from top left, Roger Ward, Floyd McGinnis; Cy Koryus; Jim Stroud, Carolyn Layton; Clinton Hern; Irene Hendrick.

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Winter 1988

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Winter 1988

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We were pleased to learn form the Winter 1987 issue of Al Ayyam Al-Jamila that another branch of the "Aramco Brats" has gotten together and held a reunion.

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Spring 1988

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Spring 1988

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The Sixteenth Annuitants' Reunion will be held at Marriott's Five Diamond TAN-TAR-A Resort and Golf Club, Osage Beach, MO, Oct., 12-14, 1988.

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Winter 1987

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Winter 1987

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The small grouper, Cephalopholis miniatus, makes its home in the coral reefs of the Arabian Gulf.

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Summer 1987

Al-Ayyam Al-Jamilah - Summer 1987

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Clothed in Saudi Arab dancing dress used for weddings and other celebrations, sixth-grader Emily Stephens from Blackburn Elementary of Saudi costume on display at the Nance Museum.