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Mariam al-Khoury Elias Awwad from Beit Sahour, aged 90 discussing the Ottoman period and World War I

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posted 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.

History

Creator

Ali Abd Rabu

Contributors

Adnan Musallam, Niveen Hazboun, Laila Ayyad, Yacoub Alatrash

Date

27/06/2005

Type

Digital reproduction of cassette tape and handwritten transcript

Source

Bethlehem University

Language

Arabic

Spatial

31.6978535,35.2197752

Spatial Relation

Beit Sahour

Identifier

pb_bu_wwi_020050000-0012aa.mp3, pb_bu_wwi_020050000-0012ab.pdf

Rights

Bethlehem University

Licence

Exports