Day: September 8, 2018

Forty Armenian Orphans in the Imperial Orchestra of Ethiopia – 1925

This photo taken in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in 1925 depicts the imperial brass band comprising of 40 Armenian orphans who had survived the Armenian Genocide of 1915. The mass settlement of Armenians in Ethiopia began shortly after the massacres of 1915. Many people were able to move there thanks to their relatives. Initially, there have