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Oral history interview with George Bashian, 1976.

Creator: Bashian, George
Project: Columbia Armenian Oral History Archive.
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Phys. Desc. :sound recordings: 2 sound discs (1 hr., 40 min., digital ; 4 3/4 in.) sound recording: 1 sound cassette
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Scope and Contents

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.

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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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