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Oral history interview with Vahan Afrikian [electronic resource], 1969.

Creator: Afrikian, Vahan
Project: Columbia Armenian Oral History Archive.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Scope and Contents

Description of life in Nor Bayazid, Armenia: schools, neighborhood; revolutionary activities, establishment of Armenian Revolutionary Federation[ARF]; rise of first Republic of Armenia, 1918; assistance to refugees escaping the Turkish massacres; desperate conditions in Yerevan and Etchmiadsin; Bolshevik takeover of Armenia, the fall of Republic; letter to Turkey; retreat of the ARF leaders to Iran; establishment of Armenian communities in Tehran and Tavriz.


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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, and the Armenian Education Council, 2005.

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