Daoud Abdullah discussing the Ottoman period and World War I

Daoud Abdullah interviewed by Khaled Shawawra.

He discusses the following: locust plague and how it came to Jericho; locusts ate and destroyed everything; people used to make a hole in the ground and build a fence around it so they could burn them; after the locust plague people became very ill and suffered from diseases such as cholera and measles; arrival of the British made things worse as it led to conflict and war.

Original audio recording: cassette tape.
Transcript: summary.
In the original collection at Bethlehem University this cassette tape was categorised as File 18 on Box 18.

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.