Monthly archives: September, 2018

Armenian Diaspora – Forced Migration as a Phenomenon after the Armenian Genocide of 1915

Armenian Diaspora – Forced Migration as a Phenomenon

Deportation scattered the descendants of Ottoman Armenians around the world. The extent of the Armenian Diaspora increased significantly, though it had existed long before the Armenian Genocide of 1915. It was the small, individual migrations in times immemorial that laid the foundation of the Diaspora. That’s why today, one could find traces of adventurers, travelers, …

Armenian Parade in Washington – April 14, 1920

Armenian Parade in Washington

On April 14, 1920, the Armenian delegation comprising of 500 veterans of World War I in their service uniform marched through Washington, headed by the United States Marine Band. The Armenian delegation was received by the then Secretary of State of the United States Bainbridge Colby who was presented with the petition requesting the US …

The Perfect Design of the Single-Handle Faucet – Alex Manoogian

The Perfect Design

On July 10, 1996, Armenian-American entrepreneur, philanthropist, and industrial engineer Alexander “Alex” Manoogian passed away. Alex Manoogian has been the president of the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU), a humanitarian organization that promotes the Armenian identity and heritage. But Manoogian’s contribution to the AGBU isn’t the only reason he is remembered. Manoogian, a native of …