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St. John's Convent, 07/1927

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

The photograph shows damage caused by the earthquake of 11 July, 1927, to the Monastery of St John the Baptist, located on the Jordan River, a short distance east of Jericho.

This image exists as part of the 1927 Earthquake collection within the Library of Congress project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

Graduation ceremony, c.1957-1958

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour & Jacob Norris
This is a digital reproduction of an image held in the private collection of George Harb.
The photograph shows a class graduating c.1957-1958.
This image is part of the George Harb Photos collection, within the George Harb project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

French official administration letter

Jacob Norris, Leila Sansour, Holly Stepp, Natalia Garcia & Ellie Stebbing
This image is a digital reproduction of a document donated by William Victor Kattan.

The image depicts a French trademark registration letter for the Kattan family business in Egypt.

This image exists as part of the Kattan Documents collection within the William Victor Kattan project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

Dataset for Everyday Childhoods research project. Gabriel - Recursive Interview

Liam Berriman
This data was collected as part of Gabriel's recursive interview, carried out on the 09/10/2014 with Sue Sharpe. This item belongs to the Everyday Childhoods project dataset. For more information, click on the project or collection link.

Bethlehem and surroundings, c.1920-1933

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

The image features two women carrying water on a hillside road leading towards Bethlehem.

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

Trademark registration letter to Khalil and Habib Egypt

Jacob Norris, Leila Sansour, Holly Stepp, Natalia Garcia & Ellie Stebbing
This image is a digital reproduction of a document donated by William Victor Kattan.

The image depicts a trademark registration letter written in French regarding Khalil and Habib Kattan's trademark as merchants in Egypt.

This image exists as part of the Kattan Documents collection within the William Victor Kattan project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

Mikha'il Khayr from Beit Sahour discussing the Ottoman period and World War I

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Bea Brown & Jacob Norris
Mikha'il Khayr (from Beit Sahour) interviewed by Manar al-Sous.
He describes the following: people who ran away from Ottoman military conscription during World War I; spread of diseases during World War I; story of an employee whose job was to collect locusts and burn them; poverty and starvation during World War I.
Original audio: cassette tape. Transcript: summary. In the original collection at Bethlehem University this cassette tape was categorised as File 23 of Box...

The Kattan family, Khartoum, 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 image is a family photograph featuring Victor Giries Kattan (far right). Members of the family present include his wife Marguerite (fourth in from the left), her sister in law Anna Kattan (nee Barbagallo), next to her is Maria Barbagallo and her husband Mario. Seated is Victor's daughter Jeanette Kattan and other members of the family. The photo was...

Miscellaneous material for all 9 experiments in PhD Study: IM-Medea: Posthumanism and Remediation in Music Theatre

Athanasios Polymeneas-Liontiris
—Digital Appendix / Documentation of the PhD Study: IM-Medea: Posthumanism and Remediation in Music Theatre.—

This is a collection of material and computer code that has been used at different stages in this PhD study and it might relate to more than one of these nine experiment. It includes a "Read Me" file about how to install the certain external Max/MSP objects and code abstractions that are used in the 9 experiments.

Lucien

Liam Berriman
We first met Lucien as a baby, as part of the Making Modern Motherhood study. When we revisited Lucien aged 7, he was living in a terraced house with his father Jamie and mother Monica (both civil servants) and younger sister in an inner city area undergoing gentrification, where he attended a local primary school. Lucien’s family come from a white British background.

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...

Statement of account of partnership, Hanna, Nakhleh and Victor, 15 June 1955

Jacob Norris, Leila Sansour, Holly Stepp & Bea Brown
This image is a digital reproduction of a document donated by William Victor Kattan.

The document is a statement of account of partnership between Hanna Kattan, Nakhleh Kattan, and Victor Kattan, on 15 June 1955.

This image exists as part of the Kattan Documents collection within the William Victor Kattan 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...

Handwritten drawing of lion trademark

Jacob Norris, Leila Sansour, Holly Stepp, Natalia Garcia & Ellie Stebbing
This image is a digital reproduction of a document donated by William Victor Kattan.

The image depicts an illustration of a lion with wings positioned over a globe. Arabic writing surrounds the illustration reading "Khalil and Habib Kattan in Omdurman". This is part of a series of trademark logos proposed for the Kattan businesses in Sudan, Egypt and Europe in the 1920s and 30s.
This image exists as part of the Kattan Documents collection within the...

Jose, Afif, Demetrio and Emilio Kabande, 1914

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Holly Stepp & Jacob Norris
This image is a digital reproduction of a series of sepia photographs donated by Kathy Sa'ade Kenny.

The photograph features portraits of four of the Kabande brothers – Jose (top left) Afif (bottom right), Demetrio (top right) and Emilio (bottom left). Emilio Kabande was married to Katrina Sa’ade from 1914-1916 when he died in a train crash.

This image exists as part of the Kabande Family collection within the Katrina Sa'ade project of the Planet...

Hanna Abdallah Giacaman from Bethlehem, aged 82, discussing the Ottoman period and World War I

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Bea Brown & Jacob Norris
Hanna Abdallah Giacaman (82 years old, born 1922 from Bethlehem) interviewed by Saba al-Khoury on 26 June 2004.
He discusses the following: World War I and Ottoman rule in Bethlehem; Ottomans never opened schools, only churches provided schooling and the Ottomans would prohibit Muslims from joining them; the Ottomans levied taxes but did not use them to support local infrastructure – all the money went to Istanbul; Muslims were drafted into the army, Christians had...

Saba Qustandi from Bethlehem, aged 85 discussing the Ottoman period and World War I

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Bea Brown & Jacob Norris
Saba Qustandi (85 years old, from Bethlehem) interviewed by Moreen Matar.
She discusses the following: poverty of the people during World War I; uprising against the British in 1936; Nakba of 1948; Naksa of 1967; Jewish settlements around Bethlehem and Beit Jala.
Original audio: cassette tape. Transcript: summary. In the original collection at Bethlehem University this cassette tape was categorised as File 19 of Box 5.
This fileset exists as part of the Ottoman Empire...

Trademark illustration of a lion

Jacob Norris, Leila Sansour, Holly Stepp, Natalia Garcia & Ellie Stebbing
This image is a digital reproduction of a document donated by William Victor Kattan.

The image depicts an illustration of a lion with wings positioned on a globe, possibly a potential trademark. This is part of a series of trademark logos proposed for the Kattan businesses in Sudan, Egypt and Europe in the 1920s and 30s.

This image exists as part of the Kattan Documents collection within the William Victor Kattan project of the Planet Bethlehem...

Dataset for Everyday Childhoods research project. Sean - Recursive Interview (embargo)

Liam Berriman
This data was collected as part of Sean's recursive interview, carried out on the 18/08/2014 with Liam Berriman. This item belongs to the Everyday Childhoods project dataset. For more information, click on the project or collection link.

Hanna Giacaman, from Bethlehem discussing the Ottoman period and World War I

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Bea Brown & Jacob Norris
Hanna Giacaman (from Bethlehem) interviewed by Saheer Abu Sa'da.
He discusses the following: Ottoman rule was a dictatorship – all the funds went to the Sultan and taxation was very high; ‘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 1 of Box 8.
This fileset exists as part of the Ottoman Empire and World War...

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.

Youth Magazine - Ancient Tombs in the Valley of Jehoshaphat

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 the Ancient Tombs in the Valley of Jehoshaphat, accompanied with an illustration of the tombs with the same title written underneath.

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

Wood carver in workshop, c.1898-1946

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour & Jacob Norris
This is a digital reproduction of an image digitised and held by the Library of Congress.
The image depicts a wood carver in his workshop. Bethlehem has been known for its olive wood carving for centuries. Along with mother-of-pearl, olive wood devotional objects formed the basis for the emigration explosion out of the town in the 19th and early 20th centuries when Bethlehem merchants began to sell the goods around the world.
This image exists...

Issa Mubarak Kattan to Khalil, Bethlehem 26 June 1922

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Holly Stepp & Jacob Norris
This image is a digital reproduction of a handwritten letter and accompanying translation donated by William Kattan.

The letter is from Issa Mubarak Kattan (writing from Bethlehem) to his nephew Khalil Giries Kattan (based at that time in Omdurman).

This image exists as part of the Kattan Family Letters collection within the William Kattan project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

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