Salem Hamdan, aged 95 from al-Ubeidiya 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
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.
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.