Mikha'il Khayr from Beit Sahour 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
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.
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.