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Vahé Achikian

The Zeytountsi woman above has been identified ( based on information from G. Doevlet’s book Sandokh published in 1946, Paris ) as the resistance fighter Tervanda Arapkhanian. She had been one of the brave Armenian women of Zeytoun who was in charge of keeping the captured Turkish soldiers and ...
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Sona K

Our big Mamik (mother of my grandma) lost her sister in Vana Lake while playing and swimming , they were very rich, and they paid to one Turkish guy to go under the water and take the body out…they kept some documents and photos from there
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Arivian / Arevian

I have got a document from my grandfather, where the name of Hatoum Ktendjian appears, showing she was born in Ourfa. The civil attestation is showing that she is my grand-grand mother, because she married the father of my grand father AREVIAN Ohannes. Their son was named ARIVIAN Agop, born ...
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Levon Parian

The book, Crows of the Desert has been made into a feature length documentary film and has been nominated by the ARPA International Film Festival as Best Documentary Film for the 2016 season. Directed by Emmy Award winning filmmaker Marta Houske, the film will have its world premier on Saturday, ...
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Arsen Mashoian

My grandparents were from Van’s Alur village grandmother used to dress similar to the ladies in the photo, but i don’t have any idea what happened to them between 1915-1924. Sona K My grandma from mother side was from Van.. the same outfit! Sibel Balkan my great grandmother was from Erzincan she ...
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Vahé Achikian

This historic panoramic photo of Zeytoun was taken by an Armenian photographer from Aintep, named Kéghouni, c. 1909. Indeed it has been published in many Armenian-authored historical books about Zeytoun, such as “Zeytouni Batmakirque”, 1960, published by the Compatriotic Union of Zeytoun in ...
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