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Yusuf Diya-uddin Pasha al-Khalidi

Yusuf Diya-uddin Pasha al-Khalidi, elected from Jerusalem to the first Ottoman Parliament of 1877, where he was an active member of the opposition; mayor of Jerusalem in 1899.

"In the Name of God, Let Palestine Be Left Alone" (2)

Yusuf Diya-uddin Pasha al-Khalidi, elected from Jerusalem to the first Ottoman Parliament of 1877, where he was an active member of the opposition; mayor of Jerusalem in 1899.

"In the Name of God, Let Palestine Be Left Alone" (3)

Yusuf Diya-uddin Pasha al-Khalidi, elected from Jerusalem to the first Ottoman Parliament of 1877, where he was an active member of the opposition; mayor of Jerusalem in 1899.

Allenby's Proclamation

Allenby's proclamation: "...lest any of you should be alarmed .... "

The Arab Bank Ltd. Annual Report

241a-241p: A melange of sixteen books by Palestinians, published before 1946.

Readings in Philology and Literature

Readings in Philology and Literature, by Khalil al-Sakakini.

My Vision

My Vision, by Arif al-Arif.

Modern Science and Us

Modern Science and Us, by Is'af al-Nashashibi.

Lectures in Mercantile Law

Lectures in Mercantile Law, by Francis Khayyat.

Homer's "Odyssey"

Translation of "The Odyssey" of Homer, by Anbarah Salam al-Khalidi.

The Arab Awakening

241a-241p: A melange of sixteen books by Palestinians, published before 1946.

The Palestine Arab Case

241a-241p: A melange of sixteen books by Palestinians, published before 1946.

Bedouin Love: Law and Legend

241a-241p: A melange of sixteen books by Palestinians, published before 1946.

Arab Industrial Exhibition

241a-241p: A melange of sixteen books by Palestinians, published before 1946.

The Palestine Arab Workers Society

241a-241p: A melange of sixteen books by Palestinians, published before 1946.

Studies in Palestinian Customs and Folklore

241a-241p: A melange of sixteen books by Palestinians, published before 1946.

The New Palestine by Constantin Theodory

241a-241p: A melange of sixteen books by Palestinians, published before 1946.

After Nineteen Years (1)

243b and 243c are caricatures that appeared in the Jaffa daily Filastin in April 1936. The uniformed figure with plumed hat is General Sir Arthur Wauchope, the British high commissioner at the time.

After Nineteen Years (2)

243b and 243c are caricatures that appeared in the Jaffa daily Filastin in April 1936. The uniformed figure with plumed hat is General Sir Arthur Wauchope, the British high commissioner at the time.

Searches (3)

A South African police dog (246) comes to the aid of the British.  This photograph and details are taken from the Illustrated London News, June 1936.

Demonstrations

British riot police clash with Palestinian demonstrators and make front-page news in London; Central Square, Jaffa, 1936.

Revolt of the Civil Servants (1)

"Authority implies justice all round, and when justice is denied ....

Revolt of the Civil Servants (2)

"Authority implies justice all round, and when justice is denied ....

Revolt of the Civil Servants (3)

"Authority implies justice all round, and when justice is denied ....

Revolt of the Civil Servants (4)

"Authority implies justice all round, and when justice is denied ....

Revolt of the Civil Servants (5)

"Authority implies justice all round, and when justice is denied ....

Revolt of the Civil Servants (6)

"Authority implies justice all round, and when justice is denied ....

Revolt of the Civil Servants (7)

"Authority implies justice all round, and when justice is denied ....

Fuad Saba's Letter to his Children

A letter sent by Fuad Saba (see 344) to his children in Jerusalem.

Martial Law

On 11 November 1937 military courts were established for the trial of offenses including the carrying of arms, which was now made punishable by death. Between 1937 and 1939, the British executed by hanging 112 Palestinians under the new law.

Guerilla Stamps

A guerrilla stamp, 1938, showing the Church of the Holy Sepulcher and the Mosque of the Dome of the Rock.

Ibrahim Tuqan

Palestine's poet laureate, Ibrahim Tuqan, a graduate of the American University of Beirut; NabIus, 1934. From 1936 to 1941 Tuqan was in charge of the Arabic section of the Palestine Broadcasting Station.

Palestine Broadcasting Station's "Oriental band"

The "oriental band" (takht) of the Palestine Broadcasting Station entertaining guests at a private party, Jerusalem, 1940.

'Palestine Post' Explosion

Adopting the tactics introduced by Zionist terrorists, the Palestinian resistance struck back with booby-trapped vehicles against Jewish targets: an explosion at the offices of the Palestine Post in Jerusalem killed twenty Jewish civilians on 1 February 1948.