Oral history interview with Armenig Avedisian 1975

 

Name
Avedisian, Armenig (Interviewee)
Sarkissian, Peggy (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Armenig Avedisian 1975
Abstract
Born in Van, Armenia, 1900; reminiscences of Armenian community life in pre-genocide Turkey; collaboration of Armenian revolutionary Federation [ARF] with Turks; education; revolutionary movement in Van; arrest of Arshak Vramian; looting and killing of Armenians; organization of self-defense; life of revolutionaries, discipline, revolutionary songs; retreat of Russian Army; challenging journey towa rds Iran; struggle against Turkish armies; collaboration with Assyrians; hopelessness towards future of Armenia; emigration to Beirut; training by the English to fight Turks; recollection of ARF leadership.
Collection Name
Columbia Armenian Oral History Archive
Subjects
Armenian massacres, 1915-1923; Armenians--History--20th century.--Turkey; Armenian Americans; Avedisian, Armenig
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1975
Note
Interviewed by: Peggy Sarkissian on May 27, 1975.
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
13707344
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-x8rb-re12
Related URLs
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