Abstract

Fatemah Sammoor was born in Ramallah and moved to Cleveland when she married at the age of 17. She has been living in Cleveland for 47 years. Her husband came to Cleveland at the age of 25 because some of his cousins used to live in the city. Fatemah has three daughters and one sons and many grandchildren all of them live in the city. She also has a sister and brother living in Cleveland and another brother in Chicago. She encourages her children to pursue education and keep up with the Arab language and traditions. He connection to the Arabic community in Cleveland is limited and only through the mosque. Fatemah like to visit Ramallah, but she feels the Cleveland is her home.

Creator

Sammoor, Fatemah (interviewee)

Creator

Tayyara, Abedel (interviewer)

Project

Arab Community in Cleveland

Date

3-27-2017

Document Type

Oral History

Duration

29 minutes

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