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Mikha'il Khayr from Beit Sahour discussing the Ottoman period and World War I

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posted on 21.08.2019 by Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Bea Brown, Jacob Norris
Mikha'il Khayr (from Beit Sahour) interviewed by Manar al-Sous.

He describes the following: people who ran away from Ottoman military conscription during World War I; spread of diseases during World War I; story of an employee whose job was to collect locusts and burn them; poverty and starvation during World War I.

Original audio: cassette tape.
Transcript: summary.
In the original collection at Bethlehem University this cassette tape was categorised as File 23 of Box 5.

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

Manar al-Sous

Contributors

Adnan Musallam, Niveen Hazboun, Laila Ayyad, Yacoub Alatrash

Date

c.1992-2008

Type

Digital reproduction of cassette tape and handwritten transcript

Source

Bethlehem University

Language

Arabic, English

Spatial

31.6978535,35.2197752

Spatial Relation

Beit Sahour

Identifier

pb_bu_wwi_c19920000-0021aa.mp3, pb_bu_wwi_c19920000-0021ab.pdf

Rights

Bethlehem University

Licence

Exports