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Salem Hamdan, aged 85 from al-Ubeidiya 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
POOR QUALITY AUDIO. Salem Hamdan (85 years old from al-Ubeidiya) interviewed by Ibrahim Salem.

He discusses the following: locust plague and how it covered the land; a man told them to dig a hole in the ground and fill it with Saej (صاج) to get rid of the locusts; spread of diseases such as cholera.

Original audio recording: cassette tape.
Transcript: word for word.
In the original collection at Bethlehem University this cassette tape was categorised as File 23 of Box 18.

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

Ibrahim Salem

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

Spatial

31.7238475,35.2830662

Spatial Relation

al-Ubeidiya

Identifier

pb_bu_wwi_c19920000-0074aa.mp3, pb_bu_wwi_c19920000-0074ab.pdf

Rights

Bethlehem University

Licence

Exports