Ahmad Muhammad from Artas discussing the Ottoman period and World War I

Item

Title
Ahmad Muhammad from Artas discussing the Ottoman period and World War I
Description
Ahmad Muhammad (from Artas) interviewed by Ahmad Issa. He discusses the following: during the Ottoman period his father who was from Artas (near Bethlehem) was conscripted into the Ottoman army for 10 years enduring extremely harsh conditions, he eventually ran away from Palestine and took a further 6 months to arrive home; during the locust year people used to compete to see who could collect the most animal dung to grind it into wheat. Original audio recording: cassette tape. In the original collection at Bethlehem University this cassette tape was categorised as File 6 of Box 6.
Identifier
pb_bu_wwi_7271069
Subject
Bethlehem
Palestine
Palestinian Diaspora
Ottoman Empire and World War I collection
World War I in Bethlehem
Bethlehem oral history
Ottoman Empire in Bethlehem
Locust plague 1915
Bethlehem University
License
CC BY 4.0
Creator
Ahmad Issa
Contributor
Adnan Musallam
Niveen Hazboun
Laila Ayyad
Yacoub Alatrash
Type
Digital reproduction of cassette tape and handwritten transcript
Source
Bethlehem University
Language
Arabic
Spatial Coverage
31.6899745/ 35.1794812
Rights Holder
Bethlehem University
Date (approximate)
c.1992-2008