Interview with Muḥammad Kāyid al-Ḥāj مقابلة مع محمد كايد الحاج

American University of Beirut Palestinian Oral History Archives
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00:00:03 - Social and political conditions during the British Mandate at Fārah

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Partial Transcript: Significant Figures: al-Rifāʻī, Sa‘īd Aḥmad (Shaykh); al-Naqīb, Ḥasan (Teacher).

Families: Qaddūrah.

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Keywords: Arranged marriage; British army camps; British police forces; Clothing and dresses; Coeducational schools; Education; Educational grants; Employment; Family structure; Gan Haiyim (Jewish settlement: Palestine); Hebrew; Income; Mayors; Means of transportation; Neighboring villages; Palestinian-Jewish relations; Safad (Palestine); Schools; Sisters; Skirmishes; al-Jish (Palestine); Ṣalḥah (Palestine)

00:17:32 - The Palestinian expulsion

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Partial Transcript: Families: al-Ḥamad; As‘ad; al-Kābūlī; ʻAwaḍ; Murād; al-Ḥāj.

Landmarks- Private Institutions: Haifa Cigarettes Manufacturer (Corporation).

Significant Figures: Yūsuf, Khalīl (Revolutionary); Murād, Ḥamīd ʻAlī (Revolutionary); al-Shāyib, Sa‘īd (Revolutionary).

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Keywords: Agricultural products; Arab Revolt, 1936-1939; Arab Salvation Army; Arbitration; Border cities and towns; British Mandate of Palestine, 1922-1948; Building practices; Courts; Dayr Yāsīn Massacre, 1948; Defense; Demolition; Destruction; Dwellings; Economic prosperity; Emotions; Expulsion from Palestine; French Mandate of Syria and Lebanon, 1923-1943; Fārah (Palestine); Homeland; Hospitality; Land; Massacres; Mayors; Means of transportation; National guards; Personal belongings; Population; Refugee experience; Return; Tobacco trade; Traders; Weapon acquisition; Zionist Invasion of Palestine, 1948; al-Ṣafṣāf Massacre, 1948; Ṣalḥah Massacre, 1948