Hamda Eid, aged 87 from Bethlehem 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
Hamda Eid (87 years from Bethlehem) interviewed by Sukaina Issa.
He discusses the following: World War I; locusts destroyed the city; men married to a foreign woman were exempt from military conscription; four men were taken to the military and never came back; story of a rebellion against the British; the injustice of Ottoman rule.
Original audio recording: cassette tape.
In the original collection at Bethlehem University this cassette tape was categorised as File 7 of Box 12.
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.