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Hunting in Sudan, c.1950's

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Holly Stepp & Jacob Norris
This image is a digital reproduction of a black and white photograph donated by William Kattan.
The photograph shows members of the Barbagallo and Kattan family hunting in Sudan. The young boy crouched down at the front of the photograph is George Victor Kattan. His father Victor Giries Kattan is seen far right holding a rifle.
This image exists as part of the Kattan Family Photos collection within the William Kattan project of the Planet...

Hunting in Sudan, c.1950's

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Holly Stepp & Jacob Norris
This image is a digital reproduction of a black and white photograph donated by William Kattan.
The photograph features Victor Giries Kattan’s nephew Mario (left) on a hunt in Sudan.
This image exists as part of the Kattan Family Photos collection within the William Kattan project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

Youth Magazine - Rachel's Tomb

Jacob Norris, Leila Sansour & Holly Stepp
This item was collected and donated to the archive by project partner Leila Sansour.

The digital scan depicts a two-page spread within a youth magazine published over the 19th Century. The section offers some information about Rachel's Tomb, accompanied with an illustration of the tomb with the title ‘Tomb of Rachel, between Jerusalem and Bethlehem’.

This item exists as part of the Photographs and Prints collection within the Leila Sansour project of the Planet...

Members of the Barbagallo and Kattan family in a studio set photograph, Sudan, c.1946

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Holly Stepp & Jacob Norris
This image is a digital reproduction of a black and white photograph donated by William Kattan.
This studio family portrait features (left to right) Victoria Issa Kattan, Maria Barbagallo (nee Cimino), Maria Kattan (sister to Victor Giries Kattan), Mario Barbagallo, Maria's husband, and their young son Nicolo (Gigo).
This image exists as part of the Kattan Family Photos collection within the William Kattan project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

Interior of a peasant home, c.1934-1939

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Natalia Garcia & Jacob Norris
This is a digital reproduction of an image held in the Library of Congress.

The photograph depicts a Nativity scene, in which the woman veiled is presented as the Virgin Mary, holding baby Jesus. The presence of the animals reinforces this idea, showing the photographs relation to the Nativity. The male on the far left supposedly represents Joseph, shown by his traditional attire, exemplified through the head cloth and head rope.

This image exists as...

Interior of a peasant home, c.1934-1939

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Natalia Garcia & Jacob Norris
This is a digital reproduction of an image held in the Library of Congress.

The photograph depicts a Nativity scene, in which the woman veiled is presented as the Virgin Mary, holding baby Jesus. The presence of the animals reinforces this idea, showing the photographs relation to the Nativity. The male on the far left supposedly represents Joseph, shown by his traditional attire, exemplified through the head cloth and head rope.

This image exists as...

Shepherds' fields, c.1925-1946

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Natalia Garcia & Jacob Norris
This is a digital reproduction of an image held in the Library of Congress.

The image depicts a rural scene in Beit Sahour, a short distance east of Bethlehem and site of the biblical Shepherd's Field.

This image exists as part of the Bethlehem People and Places collection within the Library of Congress project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

Bethlehem wedding, c.1940-1946

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Natalia Garcia & Jacob Norris
This is a digital reproduction of an image held in the Library of Congress.

The image depicts a wedding in Bethlehem, in which the bride and groom are touching green after the wedding.

This image exists as part of the Bethlehem People and Places collection within the Library of Congress project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

Bethlehem wedding, c.1940-1946

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Natalia Garcia & Jacob Norris
This is a digital reproduction of an image held in the Library of Congress.

The image depicts a wedding in Bethlehem, in which the bride and groom are touching green after the wedding.

This image exists as part of the Bethlehem People and Places collection within the Library of Congress project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

Bethlehem view from the South, 01/03/1945

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Natalia Garcia & Jacob Norris
This is a digital reproduction of an image held in the Library of Congress.

The image depicts a view of Bethlehem from the south.

This image exists as part of the Bethlehem People and Places collection within the Library of Congress project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

Bethlehem view from the South, 01/03/1945

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Natalia Garcia & Jacob Norris
This is a digital reproduction of an image held in the Library of Congress.

The image depicts a view of Bethlehem from the south.

This image exists as part of the Bethlehem People and Places collection within the Library of Congress project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

Bethlehem Carmelite convent, c.1940-1946

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Natalia Garcia & Jacob Norris
This is a digital reproduction of an image held in the Library of Congress.

The image depicts the Bethlehem Carmelite Convent.

This image exists as part of the Bethlehem People and Places collection within the Library of Congress project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

Christmas procession in Bethlehem, c.1898-1946

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Natalia Garcia & Jacob Norris
This is a digital reproduction of an image held in the Library of Congress.

This is a digital reproduction of an image held in the Library of Congress.

The image depicts the Catholic Christmas Day procession (25 December), making its way into the Church of the Nativity. Ottoman guards can be seen maintaining order at the procession, as can Franciscan friars to the right of the picture. This image is the cropped version of...

A view of Bethlehem, c.1898-1946

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Natalia Garcia & Jacob Norris
This is a digital reproduction of an image held in the Library of Congress.

The image depicts a view of Bethlehem. In the foreground are seated a man and boy dressed in traditional rural attire. This image is a cropped version of the original.

This image exists as part of the Bethlehem People and Places collection within the Library of Congress project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

View from Bethlehem showing Beit Sahour, c.1898-1946

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Natalia Garcia & Jacob Norris
This is a digital reproduction of an image held in the Library of Congress.

The image depicts a view of the village of Beit Sahour, where the Shepherd's Field site is located, from Bethlehem. A woman wearing the cone-shaped shatweh headdress stands in the foreground. This image is a cropped version of the original.
This image exists as part of the Bethlehem People and Places collection within the Library of Congress project of the Planet Bethlehem...

Three camel-riders approaching Bethlehem, c.1898-1946

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Natalia Garcia & Jacob Norris
This is a digital reproduction of an image held in the Library of Congress.

The image depicts three camel-riders approaching Bethlehem from the north on the old Jerusalem-Bethlehem road. The Bethlehem skyline can be seen in the distance, including the Church of the Nativity in the centre of the photograph. Nearer to the riders, on the right-hand side, can be seen the dome of Rachel's Tomb and the Jacir Palace, constructed by Bethlehem mayor and...

St Jerome's Tree, c.1900-1920

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Natalia Garcia & Jacob Norris
This is a digital reproduction of an image held in the Library of Congress.

The image depicts St Jerome's Tree in the grounds of the Catholic St Catherine's Monastery within the Nativity Church complex in Bethlehem. St Jerome translated scriptures from Hebrew and Greek into Latin. The text he produced was the first official vernacular version of the Bible. The image is a cropped version of the original.

This image exists as part of the...

Street scene of camels in Bethlehem, c.19/06/1911

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Natalia Garcia & Jacob Norris
This is a digital reproduction of an image held in the Library of Congress.

The image depicts a street scene in Bethlehem, showing two camels. Camels were a fundamental mode of transport in Bethlehem. The photograph is also designed to conjure biblical associations with the Three Wise Men. The image is a cropped version of the original.
This image exists as part of the Bethlehem People and Places collection within the Library of Congress project of...

Street scene of camels in Bethlehem, c.19/06/1911

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Natalia Garcia & Jacob Norris
This is a digital reproduction of an image held in the Library of Congress.

The image depicts a street scene in Bethlehem, showing two camels. Camels were a fundamental mode of transport in Bethlehem. The photograph is also designed to conjure biblical associations with the Three Wise Men. The image is a cropped version of the original.
This image exists as part of the Bethlehem People and Places collection within the Library of Congress project of...

Three camels with Bethlehem in the distance, c.1934-1939

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Natalia Garcia & Jacob Norris
This is a digital reproduction of an image held in the Library of Congress.
This image depicts Bethlehem in the distance, as well as three camels and a man dressed in traditional attire. Camels were a fundamental mode of transport in Bethlehem.
This image exists as part of the Bethlehem People collection within the Library of Congress project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

Woman at the well clad in Bethlehem, 23/09/1938

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Natalia Garcia & Jacob Norris
This is a digital reproduction of an image held in the Library of Congress.
This image depicts Bethlehem from the south. There is a woman at the well clad, dressed in a richly embroidered costume.

This image exists as part of the Bethlehem People and Places collection within the Library of Congress project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

Christmas day parade, Bethlehem, c.1900-1920

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Natalia Garcia & Jacob Norris
This is a digital reproduction of an image held in the Library of Congress.

The image depicts a Christmas day procession making its way into the Nativity Church in Bethlehem, showing religious figures and people in traditional attire.

This image exists as part of the Bethlehem People and Places collection within the Library of Congress project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

Bethlehem view from the East, c.1900-1920

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Natalia Garcia & Jacob Norris
This is a digital reproduction of an image held in the Library of Congress.

The image depicts a young boy sitting near a tree. He is sat facing a view of Bethlehem from the east. This is a cropped version of the original photograph.

This image exists as part of the Bethlehem People and Places collection within the Library of Congress project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

Bethlehem, c.1925-1946

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour & Jacob Norris
This is a digital reproduction of an image held within the Library of Congress.
Three people are pictured sharing food in their home upon a straw mat. The woman and girl are wearing simple headscarves while the boy is wearing a Muslim skullcap (taqiyya) suggesting this is a Muslim family.

This image is part of the Bethlehem Women collection within the Library of Congress project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

Ruth the Moabitess and others, c.1925-1946

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour & Jacob Norris
This is a digital reproduction of an image held within the Library of Congress.
This image exists as part of a series intended to depict the Old Testament Book of Ruth. She is wearing traditional Bethlehem clothing including a bridal dress (malak) with an embroidered chest panel and a short jacket (taqsireh). Her role in the portrayal of the Book of Ruth is unknown.

This image is part of the Bethlehem Women collection within the Library...

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