The story behind an Armenian photograph
The story behind this photograph has been passed down from generation to generation. In 1898, Bedros Murachanian (pictured with his parents, names unknown) received a premonition from God that he and his family should flee Diyarbakir city. The family fled by donkey, eventually settling in New York City (escaping Armenian massacres), where Bedros would establish a successful jewelry business. He would later use his profit to support Armenian refugees.
Source of the photography: Project SAVE Armenian Photograph Archives