1959 Jareed TentAll neighborhood houses in Maareed, RAK were made from Palm tree Jareed then. This tent on the left was in our house, belongs to my mother.
1959Our neighbor in Maareed Haj Ismail with his child on the shore. His boom (ship) in the seen in the back.
1959 Mareed LibraryThis Palm Jareed tent was the first public library and Cultural club in in RAK. I founded the club/library with permition of His Highness Shaikh Sagir, the ruler.Most of the books were given to me as gifts from Kuwait ministry of education on my request when I was student there.
1960Official hand written document by Shaikh Sagir granting me permition to open the library. Stamped and dated 3rd of Safer 1379 H equal 9 Aug. 959
1959 in side the libraryMy friend Said Shaheen in the Areesh. His father who was palm tree house builder built this Areesh-Library for me. Drinking water clay pot & tea thermos seen in the back.
1959 LibThe east side of Maareed city, the library seen on the right and the Borj (guard tower of Maareed) on the left. The Borj was manned with 24 hrs guards at that time.
1959 My SchoolAlqasimia School where I completed the elementary and first intermediate class in, before going to Kuwait for further schooling.
1959 Al-HosenThe Ruler Shaikh Sagir Bin Mohd Al-Qasimi castle. The shade on the right is his summer Majlis.