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Oral history interview with Aghavni Hovsepian, 1975.

Creator: Hovsepian, Aghavni
Project: Columbia Armenian Oral History Archive.
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Phys. Desc. :sound recordings: 1 sound disc (62 min., 24 sec., digital ; 4 3/4 in.) sound recording: 1 reel
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Born in Harpoot, Turkey 1888.

Scope and Contents

Aghavni Hovsepian discusses her youth in the Ottoman Empire, her family's life there, the 1895 massacre in Harpoot, the 1909 massacre in Adana, her emigration to Philadelphia, and her family's life in the United States. The end of the recording contains a short segment of a man who declines to be interviewed for the oral history project.


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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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