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United States Information Service Laotian Photograph Collection, 1961-1969
1 envelope (0.25 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 145

Abstract:
Photographs taken in the 1960's by the United States Information Service depicting Lao dignitaries, the funeral of King Sisavongvong, the cremation of Prince Ratsamphanthavong at Luong Prabong, a Pathet Lao soldier, a Yao woman, and a Lao woman.

Terms of Access and Use:

The collection is open for research.

Special Collections and University Archives, W.E.B. Du Bois Library, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Photographs depicting Lao dignitaries, the funeral of King Sisavongvong, the cremation of Prince Ratsamphanthavong at Luong Prabong, a Pathet Lao soldier, a Yao woman, and a Lao woman taken in the 1960's by the United States Information Service.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

The collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Cite as: United States Information Service Laotian Photograph Collection (MS 145). Special Collections and University Archives, W.E.B. Du Bois Library, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

History of the Collection

Acquired by Joel Halpern from the US Information Service in Vientane, Laos in 1969. Negatives and prints were produced using a gift from Timothy Allman.

Processing Information

Processed by Linda Seidman, December 1986.


Additional Information
Contact Information
Special Collections and University Archives
W.E.B. Du Bois Library
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003-9275

Phone: (413) 545-2780
Fax: (413) 577-1399
Link to SCUA
Language
English.
Sponsor
Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Contents List
Funeral of King Sisavongvong, Luong Prabong (5 scenes)
1961

Box
Visit of Queen Sithan Thai to Vientiane after flood
1966

Box
Crown Prince at Houei Sai in northern Laos on Mekong River (2 pictures)
1967

Box
Yao (Mien) woman, Houei Sai
1967

Box
Pathet Lao soldier
1968

Box
Lao woman at Toura Kom (Vientiane)
1968

Box
Ministers, generals, and high officials of Lao government receiving "Phagna" from King Sisavong Vathana at Royal Palace, Luong Prabong, on New Year
1968

Box
Cremation of Prince Ratsamphanthavong at Luong Prabong
1969

Box

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