Mariam al-Khoury Elias Awwad from Beit Sahour, aged 90 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
Mariam al-Khoury Elias Awwad (90 years old, born in 1915, from Beit Sahour) interviewed by Ali Abd Rabu on 27 June 2005.
She discusses the following: how unjust Ottoman rule was; year of the locusts and how they used to catch and kill them by burning them; living conditions improved during the British Mandate through funding for public works.
Original audio: cassette tape.
Transcript: word for word.
In the original collection at Bethlehem University this cassette was categorised as File 1 of Box 4.
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.