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Arthur Bedian Oral History Interview

Citation

Bedian, Arthur, “Arthur Bedian Oral History Interview,” Madison Historical, accessed December 4, 2021, https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/items/show/1026.

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Description

This oral history interview with Arthur Bedian was part of oral histories conducted in the fall 2001 semester of History 447: Oral History.

Author Bedian lived his whole life in Lincoln Place and was born to an immigrant father from Armenia. In this interview, he talks about his father’s experience immigrating through Ellis Island, growing up in Lincoln Place, the community center, and his time and service in the Armenian Orthodox Church.

There was no audio recording of this interview in the original archive, but there is a transcript and biographical summary.

Subjects

  • Lincoln Place
  • Granite City

Creator

Bedian, Arthur

Date

November 18, 2001

Relevant Encyclopedia Articles

Language

English

Type

  • Oral History

Format

  • pdf
  • pdf

Interviewer

Bruder, Eric

Interviewee

Bedian, Arthur

Location

Lincoln Place, Granite City, Illinois

Coverage

  • Lincoln Place
  • Granite City, Illinois

Identifier

  • Bedian_Arthur-0-001
  • Original archive accession number: A02:43
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