An old family photo of the Tareks in Egypt sitting side by side.

Shubra's Archive help locals like Yasmin Tarek document their family's connection to the community through gathering and preserving items such as photos, like the one seen here of [R to L] Tarek's mom Nahed Ahmed, her late great-aunt Amina Mohamed, and her mom's aunt Eatemad Hamed).

Photo: Yasmin Tarek

Preserving Egyptian History - By the People, and For the People

A group of Cairo residents is teaching their neighbors how to build catalogs and document oral stories in an effort to safeguard the history of this unique Egyptian community.