United States Information Service Laotian Photograph Collection
1961-1969
1 envelope (0.25 linear ft.)
Call no.: 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.

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United States Information Service Laotian Photograph Collection
1961-1969
1 envelope (0.25 linear ft.)
Call no.: MS 145
Contents of 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.

Collection inventory
Funeral of King Sisavongvong, Luong Prabong (5 scenes)
1961

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Visit of Queen Sithan Thai to Vientiane after flood
1966

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

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Yao (Mien) woman, Houei Sai
1967

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Pathet Lao soldier
1968

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Lao woman at Toura Kom (Vientiane)
1968

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

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Cremation of Prince Ratsamphanthavong at Luong Prabong
1969

Box
Administrative information
Provenance

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.

Acknowledgments

Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Copyright and Use (More informationConnect to publication information)

Cite as: United States Information Service Laotian Photograph Collection (MS 145). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries.