Oral history interview with Vahan Afrikian, 1969.
|Creator: ||Afrikian, Vahan||Project: ||Columbia Armenian Oral History Archive. |
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|Phys. Desc. :||Sound recording: 1 sound discs (58 min., 21 sec., digital ; 4 3/4 in.) Sound recording: 1 reel|
|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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