Oral history interview with Vahan Afrikian 1969

 

Name
Afrikian, Vahan (Interviewee)
Parsegian, V. L. (Vazken L.) (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Vahan Afrikian 1969
Abstract
Description of life in Nor Bayazid, Armenia: schools, neighborhood; revolutionary activities, establishment of Armenian Revolutionary Federation[ARF]; rise of first Republic of Armenia, 1918; assistance to refugees escaping the Turkish massacres; desperate conditions in Yerevan and Etchmiadsin; Bolshevik takeover of Armenia, the fall of Republic; letter to Turkey; retreat of the ARF leaders to Iran ; establishment of Armenian communities in Tehran and Tavriz.
Collection Name
Columbia Armenian Oral History Archive
Subjects
Armenian massacres, 1915-1923; Armenians--History--20th century.--Turkey; Armenian Americans; Afrikian, Vahan
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1969
Note
Interviewed by: Vazken Parsegian, Watertown, Mass., March 30, 1969.
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
13706828
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-1agj-fd79
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.