Woman from Bethlehem 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
POOR QUALITY AUDIO. A woman (from Bethlehem) interviewed by Arleen Hanania on 20 November 1998.
She discusses the following: locust plague; spread of typhoid and use of folk medicine; in Beit Sahour there was a doctor from Greece who used to treat people; when the British took control of Palestine they gave them biscuits to eat and were welcomed by the people; social relations between local people; 'seferberlik' (Ottoman military conscription).
Original audio recording: cassette tape.
Transcript: word for word.
In the original collection at Bethlehem University this cassette tape was categorised as File 10 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.