Shukri al-Sleibi, born in 1920 from Bethlehem discussing the Ottoman period and World War I
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Shukr al-Sleibi (born in 1920 from Bethlehem) interviewed by Abeer Michel al-Sleibi (granddaughter of interviewee) on 16 May 2006.
He discusses the following: locust plague of 1915 and the Arab Revolt of 1936-39; some people in Bethlehem used to sell their land to Jewish immigrants in the mandate period.
Original audio recording: cassette tape.
Transcript: word for word.
In the original collection at Bethlehem University this cassette tape was categorised as File 22 of Box 18.
This fillet exists as part of the Ottoman Empire and World War I collection within the Bethlehem University Oral History Project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.