No. 572    |    7 February 2023


Oral History Workshop – 10


The oral history website is going to provide the educational materials of some oral history workshops to the audience in written form. The present series has been prepared using the materials of one of these workshops. As you will see, many of the provided contents are not original or less said contents, but we have tried to provide categorized contents so that they can be used more.

Oral History News of Dey 1401 (22/12/2022 to 20/01/2023)

According to the Iranian Oral History Website, "Month News" is the title of the reports on this site. These reports take a look at the news related to the website topic in print and virtual media. In the following, news of Dey1401 can be read: The 13th Iranian Oral History Conference was held in Sari with the participation of the Oral History Association of Iran, Mazandaran Hozeh Honari, the General Directorate of Foundation ...

The 336th Night of Memory-3

Sardasht Chemical Bombing

The 336th Night of Memory was held on Thursday, June 23, 2022, with the presence of a group of chemical warriors from Sardasht region and the treatment and health staffs of chemically injured and veterans in the Surah Hall of the Arts Center, with the performance of Dawood Salehi. In this ceremony, General Ali Sadri, Dr. Hamid Salehi, Dr. Mohammad Hajipour and Dr. Khosro Jadidi, witnesses of the chemical bombing, shared their memories.

Maid; Take off Your Headscarf!

We used to buy drinking water from a carter and store it in big buckets, but we had to use water from the pond for washing. The well and the pond were in a corner of the yard. The house had many rooms. When we opened the door of the room, it got cold quickly. We always used Korsi at the end of autumn. At night, our house was lit by the light of an oil lamp or a petromax.

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Da (Mother) 33

The Memoirs of Seyyedeh Zahra Hoseyni

Seyyedeh Zahra Hoseyni

Translated from the Persian with an Introduction by Paul Sprachman

Persian Version (2008)

Sooreh Mehr Publishing House

English Version (2014)

Mazda Publishers


 I did not ask how my name had come up, but I guessed that because of all my visits to the mosque and the shouting, I had become the talk of the town. Seeing that they knew my name, I decided to ask theirs. The shorter one said, “I am Abdollah Moavi; my brother, Hasan, is in the army.”

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