Daoud Abdullah discussing the Ottoman period and World War I
datasetposted on 21.08.2019, 07:26 by Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Bea Brown, Jacob Norris
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.
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.