Oral history interview with George Bashian 1976

 

 

Name
Bashian, George (Interviewee)
Takooshian, Harold (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with George Bashian 1976
Abstract
Reminiscence of life in Everek, Turkey; business relationship with Turks; witness of cannibalism; mistreatment of father; arrival to Maskeneh; lack of organized defense; collection of dead bodies; emigration to the United States; education at American International College; successful carpet salesman; [his wife Alice Bashian recounts his stories during the interview]: nightmares, hallucinations; ma rital relationship; member of: Armenian Benevolent Union[AGBU], The Knights of Vartan, Armenian Church of the Holy Martyrs; philanthropist.
Collection Name
Columbia Armenian Oral History Archive
Subjects
Armenian massacres, 1915-1923; Armenians--History--20th century.--Turkey; Armenian Americans; Bashian, George
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Origin Information
1976
Date
1976
Note
Interviewed by: Harold Takooshian, in Bronx, N.Y. on September 29, 1976.
Note (Provenance)
Gift of: Adrian Parsegian and the Armenian Educational Council
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13711976
Also In
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-6fyy-qh88
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.