Oral history interview with Paul Shahinian 1969

Oral history interview with Paul Shahinian 1969

 

 

Name:
Shahinian, Paul (Interviewee), Parsegian, V. L. (Vazken L.) (Interviewer)
Title:
Oral history interview with Paul Shahinian 1969
Abstract:
Born in Sepastia, Turkey, 1905; religious and God-fearing family; traditions: Easter celebrations; town-criers announcement; deportations; death of sister; killing Armenians with axes to save bullets; dead people; lack of water; arrival to Aleppo; life in orphanage; life in Hama, Syria; cholera; conversion to Islam;Marash massacres; emigration to Beirut; encounter with Armenian volunteers fighting Turks; business practice; belief in the collaboration between Armenian Diaspora and Armenia proper.
Collection Name:
Columbia Armenian Oral History Archive
Subjects:
Armenian massacres, 1915-1923; Armenians--History--20th century.--Turkey; Armenian Americans; Shahinian, Paul
Format:
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre:
Interviews
Date:
1969
Note:
Interviewed by: Vazken Parsegian, Albany N.Y., on April 26, 1969.Parsegian collection: URN 126.
Note (Provenance):
Gift of: Adrian Parsegian and the Armenian Educational Council
Language:
Armenian
Library Location:
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record:
13748438
Digital Project:
Time Based Media
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-aejs-q246