Armenian fugitive Dr. Sargis lectures

Sat., Apr. 29, 1916

Dr. Jacob Sargis, a fugitive from the Ottoman Empire, gave a lecture to students on the horrible atrocities being committed by the Ottomans against the Armenian population. Dr. Sargis was an American Methodist missionary. In what would later be known as the Armenian Genocide around 1.5 million Armenians were killed by the Ottoman government. Dr. Sargis also lectured about the current global conflict. This was one of the first written acknowledgements of the First World War in the Dickinsonian.


Dickinsonian, Apr. 29, 1916.