Interview with Ḥafīẓah Qāsim Aḥmad

Biography: The interview was recorded on December 7, 1998 with Ḥafīẓah Qāsim Aḥmad, female, born in 1917 in Dayr al-Asad, Palestine and resides in ʻAyn al-Ḥilwah Palestinian Refugee Camp, Lebanon. She worked as a tailor.
Interviewer: ‘Abd al-‘Āl, Khadījah
Interviewee: Aḥmad, Ḥafīẓah Qāsim
Place of Origin: Dayr al-Asad
In Collection: POHA, Al-Jana, Biographies Collection
Interview Audio/Video:
Format: audio
Duration: 01:31:13
Language: Arabic
Interview Date: 1998-12-07
Permanent Link:
Significant Figures:
al-Dhabbāḥ, Fāṭimah (Tailor); al-Shaykh, ‘Alī (Shop owner); al-Khaṭīb, Maḥmūd Sa‘īd (Mayor); Balṭajī, Umm Ḥasan (Derssmaker).
Dhabbāḥ; al-Khaṭīb; al-Mūsá; Ṣunʻ Allāh; al-Muzayyan; Badrān; al-Dhabāḥ.
Landmarks-Places of Worship:
Maqām Al-Khiḍir (Maqām).
Landmarks-Cultural and Touristic Institutions:
Sūq al-Nuḥās (Market).
Table of Contents: Socio-economic life and sewing. (@ 00:00:00)
Sewing and bridal trousseau. (@ 00:29:58)
Sewing tools and socio-economic conditions in Palestine. (@ 00:46:45)
Refugee experience and education in exile. (@ 00:55:26)
Sewing profession Post-Nakba and refugee life. (@ 01:04:35)

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