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
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
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-6fyy-qh88
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.