Siam Furlough: Kenneth on How the Tour Guide Tried to Convert Him to Islam

Dublin Core

Title

Siam Furlough: Kenneth on How the Tour Guide Tried to Convert Him to Islam

Description

The guide and Kenneth toured around Cairo, sometimes by taxi, usually by tram cars, and Kenneth paid for everything. The man seemed to be enjoying himself, though he was bemused. Then he took Kenneth out to ride on a camel to visit the pyramids and the sphinx. And then he told Kenneth that he had told all his relatives about Kenneth, and they had said to bring Kenneth out. They all wanted to see him. They went to see his relatives, a friendly family, and there the man tried to persuade Kenneth to go to Mecca with his family and become a Muslim

Creator

Landon, Kenneth (1903-1993)

Date

January 1, 1931

Rights

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Format

.mp3

Identifier

LC60-10

Provenance

Over a course of 13 years Kip Landon (Kenneth Landon Jr.) began recording stories from his parents, Margaret and Kenneth Landon, resulting in 95 hours of recordings. Beginning on July 20, 1976, recording finished in June, 1978. The project resumed again in 1982 for a few months. After a long break, the third recording period began in 1988 and concluded in March 1989.

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewee

Kenneth Landon (1903-1993)

Duration

3:17

Sound File Location

Box 78: Item 1: Oral History: "The Landon Chronicles" Tapes 55-60

Clip Location

Hour 60, clip 10

Sub-Collection

Sub-Series 8: Audio and Video

Main Collection

Series 1: Biographical

Citation

Landon, Kenneth (1903-1993) , “Siam Furlough: Kenneth on How the Tour Guide Tried to Convert Him to Islam,” Digital Exhibits of Wheaton College, accessed July 22, 2019, https://omeka.wheaton.edu/items/show/558.