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Oral history interview with Paul Shahinian [electronic resource], 1969.

Creator: Shahinian, Paul
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

Born in Sepastia, Turkey, 1905; religious and God-fearing family; traditions: Easter celebrations; town-criers announcement; deportations; death of sister; killing Armenians with axes to save bullets; dead people; lack of water; arrival to Aleppo; life in orphanage; life in Hama, Syria; cholera; conversion to Islam;Marash massacres; emigration to Beirut; encounter with Armenian volunteers fighting Turks; business practice; belief in the collaboration between Armenian Diaspora and Armenia proper.


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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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