Salem Hamdan, aged 95 from al-Ubeidiya discussing the Ottoman period and World War I

Salem Hamdan (95 years old from al-Ubeidiya) interviewed by Abdullah.

He discusses the following: locust plague; locusts came from Jericho and destroyed the crops; people tried to combat the locust plague by digging a hole in the ground and burning wood to kill the locusts; locust plague lasted 4 months and was accompanied by diseases for which were was no cure.

Original audio recording: cassette tape.
Transcript: summary.
In the original collection at Bethlehem University this cassette tape was categorised as File 16 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.