Issa Nicola Nasrallah, born in 1903, from Beit Jala discussing the Ottoman period and World War I

Item

Title
Issa Nicola Nasrallah, born in 1903, from Beit Jala discussing the Ottoman period and World War I
Description
Issa Nicola Nasrallah (born in 1903, from Beit Jala) interviewed by Yousef al-Qury. He discusses the following: locust plague and how it covered the land and the sky; onset of drought led to poverty, hunger and spread of disease; ‘seferberlik’ – Ottoman military conscription – and the Ottoman system of forced labour; education was only in Turkish. Original audio recording: cassette tape. Transcript: summary. In the original collection at Bethlehem University this cassette tape was categorised as File 10 of Box 8. This fileset exists as part of the Ottoman Empire
and World War I collection within the Bethlehem University Oral History
project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.
Identifier
pb_bu_wwi_7271129
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
Yousef al-Qury
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
31.7160165/ 35.1783942
Rights Holder
Bethlehem University
Date (approximate)
c.1992-2008