The Spirit of Survival : Armenians through the Camera's Eye
Exhbit Label:
ARMENIAN AMERICAN SPONSORED REFUGEE CAMP
Aleppo, Syria, 1920s
Photograph by Vartan Derounian
The original image was a postcard used to raise funds for the camp. To support themselves, these refugees, mostly women and children, from the vicinity of Kharpert, made needlework to sell.
Credit Line:
Courtesy of Margaret Melickian
Photo ID#:
MELICKIAN, Margaret 1–78
Place:
Aleppo/Halab/Aleppo Vilayet/Ottoman Empire/French Mandate/Syria
Photographer:
Derounian, V. Aleppo, Syria
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