Woman from Bethlehem discussing the Ottoman period and World War I

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Title
Woman from Bethlehem discussing the Ottoman period and World War I
Description
POOR QUALITY AUDIO. A woman (from Bethlehem) interviewed by Arleen Hanania on 20 November 1998. She discusses the following: locust plague; spread of typhoid and use of folk medicine; in Beit Sahour there was a doctor from Greece who used to treat people; when the British took control of Palestine they gave them biscuits to eat and were welcomed by the people; social relations between local people; 'seferberlik' (Ottoman military conscription). Original audio recording: cassette tape. Transcript: word for word. In the original collection at Bethlehem University this cassette tape was categorised as File 10 of Box 16. 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_7272821
Subject
Bethlehem
Palestine
Palestinian Diaspora
Ottoman Empire and World War I collection
World War I in Bethlehem
Bethlehem oral history
Ottoman Empire in Bethlehem
Palestine
Locust plague 1915
Bethlehem University
British Mandate in Palestine
License
CC BY 4.0
Creator
Arleen Hanania
Contributor
Adnan Musallam
Niveen Hazboun
Laila Ayyad
Yacoub Alatrash
Date
20/11/1998
Type
Digital reproduction of cassette tape and handwritten transcript
Source
Bethlehem University
Language
Arabic
Spatial Coverage
31.6978535/ 35.2197752
Rights Holder
Bethlehem University
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