University of Minnesota
Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies
chgs@umn.edu
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CHGS

Credits and Acknowledgements

Action Group for Democracy and Respect of Human Rights in Turkey
Ed Adams
Very Rev. Samuel Aghoyan
AIM Magazine
Alice Antreassian
Elizabeth & Nishan Apelian
Ararat Bakery
Ararat Quarterly (AGBU)
Aram Arkun
Armenian Assembly
Armenian Church of Holy Martyrs
Armenian Library & Museum of America
Armenian Mirror Spectator
Armenian Reporter
Armenian Review Inc.
Ed Bailey (AP)
Nancy Bareis
Helen Baronian
Dotty Belferman
Rev. Fr. Michael & Pat Buttero
Joyce Chorbajian
Vito Cipolla
Lisa Cooley (CBS)
Harry & Margaret Dagavarian
Department of Anthropology
Carol Der Boghosian
Armen & Margaret Dildilian
Diocese of the Armenian Church
Aggie Ellian
Ellis Island Immigration Museum
Ellis Island Oral History Program
Mary Filou
Suzanne & Varoujan Froundjian
Louise Yacoubian Garofalo
Kim Geiger
Vasken Ghougassian
Veronica Godarian
Guerini E. Associati (Armin T. Wegner)
Ann Haig
Harvard Peabody Museum
Harvard University Press
Beatrice Babaian Issa
Edward & Lynn Jamie
Paul & Helen Kaboolian
Hovannes Kantzabed
Walter Kaprielian
Alice Odian Kasparian
Adrine Casparian Kayaian
Joe Kearny (PBS-KCET)*
Mike Kehyaian
George Kevorkian
Richard Kloian
Sandee Kotler
Bob Kwarta
Samantha Kyrkostas
Margaret Tellalian Kyrkostas
John Mangasarian
Liz Mangassarian
Ani Manuelian
Mediterranean Gyro Products
Robert Mirak
New York City Board of Education
New York State Board of Education
Oemme Edizioni ( Sevan)
Liam 0'Hanlon
Timmy 0'Hanlon
Pan Sebastia Rehabilitation. Union
Anna Parathyras
Claire Perrone
Anita Poggioli
William Poll Caterers
Prelacy of Armenian Church
Project SAVE
Richard Pyle ( AP)
Queens College Art Library
Queens Public Library
Lydia Ruth
San Lazzaro Press
Paul Seigrist
Mary Selvinazian
Somini Sengupta (NY Times)
Aris Sevag
Claire Shulman (Queens Borough President)
Shake Simonian
Margaret Tarjan
Jack & Barbara Tellalian
Bonnie Tembeck
Margaret Tominelli
Mary Toumayan
Peter Vallone
Helen Wegner
Whitney Museum of American Art
World Book Encyclopedia
Angie Yanas
Ara Yardum
Avedis Zildjian Company
Krikor & Clara Zohrab Information Center

The 7- minute segment on the Armenian Genocide from the PBS The Great War video was censored by the Ellis Island Administration.

The Anthropology Museum of The People of New York and The Department of Anthropology Queens College, CUNY

Benefactors

Nishan & Elizabeth Apelian
Dadourian Family Foundation
Sarkis & Siran Gabrellian
Knights of Vartan
  (Central Council)
Garabed & Aghavni
Kouzoujian Foundation
Claire Shulman, President
  Borough of Queens

Sponsors

Astoria Federal Savings
Edward, Lynn, Leon & Nancy Jamie
Michael & Lucy Kehyaian
George & Alice Kevorkian
Theodore & Margaret Kyrkostas
Barbara & Ed Peters

Patrons

Liz Abzug
Alpert & Kaufman LLP
Zepure Andreasian
Berj & Dolores Antreasian
Mary Apelian
Christine & Ted Apostol
Shah & Jacqueline Arslan
Marguerite Artinian
Harry & Irene Ashbahian
Charles Garo Ashjian
Edward & Eleonore Aslanian
Gerard Babaian
Michael & Lorraine Babaian
Thomas & Claire Bardakian
Seth & Tina Bilazarian
Lucy Jamie Bongarzone
James & Christine Brewster
Lita Chadrjian
Alex & Virginia Dadourian
Stephen Dadourian
Harry & Margaret Dagavarian
J. R. Daley & Son
Albert Derian
Albert & Alice DerTatavesian
Ann Devejian
Louise Deyirmenjian
George & Flora Dunaians
Armen & Margaret Dildilian
Armen & Peggy Enkababian
Bedros & Sonia Givelekian
Joseph & Eve Gorvetzian
Juliet Gregario
Lucy Hamalian
Celia Handigian
Rose K. Hartunian
Laura Hughes
Doris & Henry Jacoby
Paul & Helen Kaboolian
Robert & Maryann Kallem
Walter & Dvaz Kaprielian
Berge & Adrine Kayaian
Oscar & Grace Kechian
Paul & Janice Kechijian
Vartkes & Nancy Khachadurian
Sona Kludjian
Aida & Harry Koundakjian
Theo & Anne Kyrkostas
McGraw¥Hill Co. Fdtn.
Spiro Macris
Liz Mangassarian
Diane & Charles Manuelian
Gregory & Anie Manuelian
Onnie & Verkine Marashian
George & Penny Martakis
Kirk and Michelle Mehelakis
Anne Minosian
Gloria Missirian
Mobil Oil
Louis & Ellen Najarian
Liam & Peggy 0'Hanlon
Order of AHEPA, Hermes #186
Queens County Savings Bank
Frank & Joanne Riccardi
Genevieve Roubian
Varsenne & Antranig Sarkissian
Franz & Gladys Schawerda
Mary Selvinazian
Jon & Charlene Simonian
Marguerite Shaque Tarjan
Charles Tateosian
Jack A. & Margaret Tellalian
Raymond & Betty Tellalian
Lucy Tembeck
Daughters of Penelope, Thetis #243
Melik & Florence Tokatlian
Kay & Nick Toscano,
(In Memory of Mark Kyrkostas)
Peter Tsantes

Friends

Karl & Karen Anoushian
Walter & Nancy Anoushian
Elizabeth Aprahamian
Julie Aprahamian
Misak & Arlene Aprahamian
Nelly Aprahamian
Byron & Nina Argeropoulos
Vedat & Adrienne Arkus
Madeleine Arslanian
Hratch Arukian
Jerry Avanozian
Araxia Avedikian
Queenie & Gary Avedikian
Edward Avedis
Michael & Diane Avedissian
Markar Aylaian
Leslie Ayvazian
John S. & Emma Babaian
Vartan & Catalina Babaian
Pauline & John Babakian
Vache & Marie Bahadurian
Jack & Helen Baronian
Mary Catherine Bateson
Rev. Father Diran Bohajian
Mirella Boladian
Carl & Anita Bolz
Constantine & Olga Brown
Mariam Attarian Bryer
James & Eglantine Cavanagh
Mariam K. Chamberlain
Sara Chemenian
Michael & Julia Chilingerian
Varoujan Chitjian
Nick Coffinas
Gerard & Rose Dilian
Robert & Margaret Dorian
Mihran & Virginia Dukmejian
Dick & Aline Eden
Marjorie Egarian
Dikran & Stella Ekmanian
Aggie Aghavni Ellian
Mary Filou
George Galitsis
Paul & Sylvia Garabedian
Helen Gayeakian
Jacquelyn Geissman
Robert & Athena Gilliland
Myra & Arthur Goodman
William Goshgarian
Corland & Lucy Grant
Petra Greenfield
Albert & Ann Haig
Shaake Halberian
Mary Melikian Haynes
Rose A. Hovanessian
Jane Hovsepian
Ellen Ishkanian
Sehm & Beatrice Issa
Doris Jafferian
Alice Kalaydjian
Julia Kalpakjian
Christine Kamberos
Vaghenag & Elizabeth Kelerchian
Lucille Kimatian
Harry M. Konst
John Koronakos
Jean & Flavia Koumjian
Oscar & Soe Kurkjian
Joan Landman
Effie Lekas
Gloria & Mitchell Levitas
Henry & Carol Loshigian
Aram & Madeline Magarian
Mike & Colleen Magarian
Ken Malian
Mitchel Malian
James Mancuso
John & June Mangassarian
Helen & Chris Maragakes
Arthur & Rose Mardigian
Irene Markarian
James & Dianne Martin
Arthur & Rose Mardigian
Irene Markarian
Alice Mazlumian
Sirvard Mekhsian
Armen & Mary Melkonian
Cedrik & Alice Melkonian
Araxie Mergerian
Rose Arnawoodian Minassian
Dorothy Missirlian
Gustav & Josephine Monthei
Mildred Munich
Ara Nersesian
John Nickitas
Judy Norsigian
Marie M. O'Malley
Annette Ohnikian
Steve Omartian
Virginia Panarella
George & Catherine Papalian
Lilly Pappas
Haig & Helen Parnagian
Richard Pashayan
Linda Pescatello
James A. Poll
Pfizer
Charlotte Rabb
Harry Raptakis
James Roarty
Irene Rally
John G. Roukis
Sahag Sahagian
John & Claudette Sarian
John P. Seuhbetian
Marguerite Shaque Tarjan
Mary Semerjian Smith
Ross Tartell
Albert & Rose Tatarian
Dikran Tatarian
Raffi & Nadine Tingir
Mary Toumayan
Paul & Anna Marie Vallone
Archie & Florence Vartoukian
Cosmos Vassil
Helen Wegner
Natalie Zakarian


Ellis Island Exhibit
Committee Members

Edward D. Jamie
Michael Kehyaian
George Kevorkian
Margaret Kyrkostas
Theodore Kyrkostas
Aris Sevag