Memoirs of Marzieh Hadidchi (Dabbagh) (Part 42)

In the early days of Islamic rule, not only the army had not been purged of traitors and counter-revolutionary forces, but also some groups came into conflict with the Islamic thought of the revolution. Hence, the risk of danger and erupting of a conspiracy was possible at any moment. Therefore, it was necessary to establish an organization to protect the revolution and its achievements. Thus, Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) was formed and a lot of meetings were held for its establishment.

Memoirs of Marzieh Hadidchi (Dabbagh) (Part 41)

One week after my arrival, I decided to go back to the work and do whatever I can to strengthen the bases of the revolution. I joined Islamic Revolutionary Committee when it was established, and cooperated with some revolutionary friends to restore peace in the society and to confront each plot and identify danger centers. The Youth Palace [The Iran Scout Organization], where apparently designed to educate young people but inwardly had been established to corrupt them, ...

Memoirs of Marzieh Hadidchi (Dabbagh) (Part 40)

The night before the victory day of revolution, one of the brothers said, "sister Tahereh! Please answer the phone. The man on the phone is speaking Arabic, we do not understand, come and see what he is talking about." I picked up the phone. A man was speaking Arabic and said, "Abu Ammar [Yasser Arafat] wants to speak with you." A few minutes later, Arafat picked up the phone and after greeting he said ...

Memoirs of Marzieh Hadidchi (Dabbagh) (Part 39)

Some news like increasing the number of Iranian people who came to Paris to visit Imam, escaping and departing of a large number of capitalists and officials of the Shahs regime from Iran, increasing the wave of unrest and strikes, falling of Azharis military cabinet, coming to work of Bakhtiar government, and finally the escape of Shah, and etc. had caused our heart throbbed hard and we expected complete failure of the regime, and ...

Memoirs of Marzieh Hadidchi (Dabbagh) (Part 38)

In Neauphle-le-Chateau, in the Imam house, everything was based on order and division of tasks. Everyone worked in the field of their duties; one in the field of foreign press and their translation, another one in connection with Islamic Association of students branch in Europe and USA, and the other one in connection with the militant clergymen. One arranged meetings, and the other one was in contact with the organizations and centers and sent messages and collected information and news.

Memoirs of Marzieh Hadidchi (Dabbagh) (Part 37)

One day, many guests stayed for lunch. After lunch, a lot of dirty dishes were gathered in the kitchen. I was washing dishes when Imam entered the kitchen and said: "You’ll get tired. Only was them and go, I will myself rinse them." I did not accept, of course, but I realized the depth of Imam Khomeini care. No point and behavior was overlooked by him.

Memoirs of Marzieh Hadidchi (Part 36)

Imam Khomeini dined at 9:00 pm. One night, the brothers were supposed to watch the film of martyr Mufatehs speech at Qoba mosque and the march of people. It was coincided with Imams dinner time. As I liked to watch the film I went to Imams room a bit earlier than 9:00 pm and asked, "Serve dinner, Sir?" he looked at the clock and said, "No! It is still ten minutes remaining."

Memoirs of Marzieh Hadidchi (Part 35)

In Syria, we became aware that the Iraqi government has forced Imam to leave the country after restriction of Imams house was in vain. Our friends tried to persuade and convinced Imam to come to Syria and Lebanon, but he first went to Kuwait, and when encountered with opposition of the Kuwaiti rule in the border (Safvan), first he returned to Basra and then to Baghdad and from where he headed to France.

Memoirs of Marzieh Hadidchi (Part 34)

It was first announced that he had a stroke, but later it was cleared up that he had been poisoned and martyred. The news was very doleful for us. We felt that the struggles has been received a heavy blow. We should do anything to show our protest and to express our anger. We discussed about what we should do in our meetings.

Memoirs of Marzieh Hadidchi (Part 33)

During these three days I witnessed the lifestyle and visits of Bani-Sadr and his family. His family (i.e. his wife and daughter) were totally indifferent to Islamic principles and values; they neither performed prayers, nor had hijab; they were completely free of any restrictions. Without hijab, they easily appeared among the non-mahram men and socialized. Bani-Sadrs house had good and enough furniture.

Research Literature & Oral History

We are constantly dealing with oral history texts that, if included in the historiography circle, their genealogies are missing. Perhaps under appreciation of the most important part of the writing, which is a major contribution to the endurance and validity of the text, has been neglected. Negligence and hurriedness, have caused a lot of work not to be desirable. To this end, we try to recall in this succinct series, the literature of research in accrediting the text.
Three books included memories:

"The Seeds of Pomegranate", "You Are Iranian; Are not You?", "Thirteen in Seven"

By reading this book, you will be familiar with books "The seeds of pomegranate", "You are Iranian, Are not you?" and "Thirteen in seven". These books include memories about Saddams army imposed war against Islamic Republic of Iran.
First chapter of oral history films of Isfahan Bazar unveiled

Accompaniment of oral and visual history

According to the website of Iranian Oral History, “the ceremony for unveiling the first chapter of the collection of oral history films of Isfahan Bazar” attended by a number of veterans of the bazar and organized by Assar Khaneh Shahi Museum (the Center for Studies of Isfahans Public Culture) was held in the Conference Hall of the Central Library of the city of Isfahan on Sunday 29th of April 2018.
Difference between written memories and oral history (part I)

Similar in appearance, but different

The following report is based on an invitation in which history experts are asked questions about oral history. In this regard, two experts, Saeid Alamian and Ali Tatari have been answered, as their perspective, to the one of the questions titled "Difference between written memories and oral history". We will read these comments as follows.