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
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-aejs-q246
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.