Oral history interview with Armenig Avedisian 1975

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 towards 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
Digital Project:
Time Based Media
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-x8rb-re12