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Salem Hamdan, aged 95 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
Salem Hamdan (95 years old from al-Ubeidiya) interviewed by Abdullah.

He discusses the following: locust plague; locusts came from Jericho and destroyed the crops; people tried to combat the locust plague by digging a hole in the ground and burning wood to kill the locusts; locust plague lasted 4 months and was accompanied by diseases for which were was no cure.

Original audio recording: cassette tape.
Transcript: summary.
In the original collection at Bethlehem University this cassette tape was categorised as File 16 of Box 16.

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

Abdullah

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_c19920000-0068aa.mp3, pb_bu_wwi_c19920000-0068ab.pdf

Rights

Bethlehem University

Licence

Exports