Typed interview with John Afana: the Afana family, 25 July 2011

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Title
Typed interview with John Afana: the Afana family, 25 July 2011
Description
This typed interview has been donated by Kathy Sa'ade Kenny. This transcript is from a phone interview between John Afana and Kathy Kenny, the donor of this project, in July 2011. In the interview John talks about the Afana family who were related to Katrina Sa'ade through her brother-in-law Jamil Afana, who married her sister Jamila. John is Jamil and Jamila's son. He talks about his parents' emigration to the US, some of the challenges they encountered, and the setting up of their shop. See 'relation' for photos of the mother-of-pearl carvings that Jamil Afana and his brothers produced in the US. The audio exists as part of the Oral History collection within the Katrina Sa'ade project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.
Identifier
pb_ks_oh_7262942
Subject
Palestine, Diaspora
Bethlehem
Palestine
Palestinian Diaspora
Oral History collection
Bethlehem oral history
Bethlehemites in Mexico
Bethlehem merchants
Bethlehemites in the US
Bethlehem mother-of-pearl
License
CC BY 4.0
Creator
Kathy Sa'ade Kenny
Contributor
Kathy Sa'ade Kenny
Date
25/07/2011
Type
Digital production of a type written interview.
Source
Kathy Sa'ade Kenny
Language
English
Spatial Coverage
33.7102146/ -117.9828508
Rights Holder
Kathy Sa'ade Kenny