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Nevart Hagopian Oral History Interview

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Citation

“Nevart Hagopian Oral History Interview,” Madison Historical, accessed November 27, 2021, https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/items/show/2253.

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Description

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

Nevart Hagopian is a survivor of the Armenian genocide who left Armenia with her mother at the age of 12 in 1920 and migrated to the Lincoln Place neighborhood of Granite City. In the interview, she discusses the Armenian community and culture in Lincoln Place.

Hagopian primarily speaks in Armenian in the interview, with Vartan Kassabian serving as a translator. Father Kassabian was a priest for St. Gregory Armenian Church in Granite City.

Note: The original archive copies of the interview transcript and biographical summary had grading marks and corrections on them. We converted the transcript and biographical summary to editable text and made the corrections to remove grading marks.

Subjects

  • culture
  • Granite City
  • Lincoln Place

Date

November 18, 2001

Language

English

Type

  • Oral History

Format

  • mp3
  • pdf

Duration

  • 0:25:52

Interviewer

Frauenfelder, Amanda

Interviewee

Hagopianm, Nevart

Location

Colonnades Nursing Home in Granite City, Illinois

Bit Rate

207 kbit/s

Coverage

  • Lincoln Place
  • Granite City, Illinois

Identifier

  • Hagopian-Nevart-O-001
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