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Isabella Vartan and Helen Abbott Oral History Interview

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Citation

Vartan, Isabella and Abbott, Helen , “Isabella Vartan and Helen Abbott Oral History Interview,” Madison Historical, accessed November 27, 2021, https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/items/show/879.

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Description

This oral history interview with Isabella Vartan and Helen Abbott was part of oral histories conducted in the fall 2001 semester of History 447: Oral History.

Isabella Vartan and Helen Abbott are the daughters of Armenian immigrants who have been lifelong residents of the Lincoln Place neighborhood. In this interview, they talk about their parent's experience in Armenia during World War I and immigration to the United States, their participation in the Armenian Orthodox Church, growing up as the children of immigrants, involvement in the local community center, and the diversity of the Lincoln Place neighborhood.

Subjects

  • Lincoln Place
  • Granite City

Creator

Vartan, Isabella and Abbott, Helen

Date

October 10, 2001

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Language

English

Type

  • Oral History

Format

  • mp3
  • pdf

Duration

  • 00:37:13

Interviewer

Frauenfelder, Amanda

Interviewee

Vartan, Isabella and Abbott, Helen

Location

Lincoln Place, Granite City, Illinois

Bit Rate

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Coverage

  • Lincoln Place
  • Granite City, Illinois

Identifier

  • Vartan-Isabella_Abbott-Helen-O-001
  • Original archive accession number: A02:43
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