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Hagop Varadian Oral History Interview

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Citation

Varadian, Hagop , “Hagop Varadian Oral History Interview,” Madison Historical, accessed November 27, 2021, https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/items/show/878.

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Description

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

Hagop (Jake) Varadian was born on April 12, 1938 to Armenian immigrants and has been a lifelong resident of the Lincoln Place neighborhood. In this interview, he talks about his parent's life in Armenia during World War One and his mother’s experience in the Armenian Genocide which resulted in her having to live in the desert where her sister was born. He also touches on aspects of his own life that include being in the Army and teaching school for the Granite City School District.

Subjects

  • Lincoln Place
  • Granite City

Creator

Varadian, Hagop

Date

November 6, 2001

Relevant Encyclopedia Article

Language

English

Type

  • Oral History

Format

  • mp3
  • pdf

Duration

  • 00:55:11

Interviewer

Wasson, William D.

Interviewee

Varadian, Hagop

Location

Lincoln Place, Granite City, Illinois

Bit Rate

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Coverage

  • Lincoln Place
  • Granite City, Illinois

Identifier

  • Varadian_Hagop-O-001
  • Original archive accession number: A02:43
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