Oral history interview with George Bashian 1976

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; marital 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
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
Digital Project:
Time Based Media
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-6fyy-qh88