Query: Laos
Threads of Survival
Creators:
Vander, Kathryn
Dates:
1991
Size:
Film reels (25 minutes, color sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1993.21
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film documents the Hmong immigrants to the United States in their struggles to maintain the culture and traditions from their native Laos. Weaving and sewing of elaborate clothing and storycloths are depicted as the main vehicle for cultural transmission. Large tapestries on which pictures are stitched are used to …

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in HSFA.1993.21 for Laos
MS 7546 Introduction to Laos
Creators:
Kaufman, Howard Keva
Dates:
undated
Size:
266 Items (ca. pages ca. 266 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7546
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Emil Minh photographs
Creators:
Minh, Emil, b. 1929
Dates:
circa 1960-1967
Size:
35 Mounted prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.103
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs from an exhibit of work by Emil Minh, entitled "Laos: The Land and the People." The photographs document Laotian people, agricultural activities, scenery, and Buddhist temples and monks.

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in NAA.PhotoLot.103 for Laos
Mary Shepherd Slusser papers
Creators:
Slusser, Mary Shepherd
Dates:
circa 1950 - circa 1995
Size:
7.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1983.0407
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The papers relate to three phases of Mary Slusser's life: archaeological study; her life and work in Vietnam and Laos; and her work in Nepal. The latter is fairly narrowly focused on her scholarly work, particiularly on her Nepal monograph. The Southeast Asian material more broadly concerns her life in …

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in NAA.1983.0407 for Laos
Joel Martin Halpern and Barbara Kerewsky-Halpern papers
Creators:
Kerewsky-Halpern, Barbara
Halpern, Joel Martin
Dates:
1942-2006
Size:
1 Folder (Map folder)
1 Cassette tape
60 Linear feet (Consisting of 60 boxes and 2 boxes of separated restricted materials)
Collection ID:
NAA.1986-17
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection is comprised of the professional papers of Joel M. Halpern and, to a lesser extent, the papers of Barbara Kerewsky-Halpern. Both their collaborations and individual work are represented here. Materials include their correspondence, published and unpublished writings, research materials, photographs, grant applications, consultant work, teaching files, their files …

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in NAA.1986-17 for Laos
William A. Smalley papers
Creators:
Smalley, William Allen
Dates:
1943-1998
Size:
18.11 Linear feet (19 boxes, 2 map folders, 40 sound recordings, and 3 computer disks)
Collection ID:
NAA.2006-06
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

William A. Smalley (1923-1997) was a missionary and anthropological linguist. This collection mainly concerns his work with Hmong scripts and the Khmu' language and contains correspondence, notes, writings, reference materials, photographs, and sound recordings.

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in NAA.2006-06 for Laos
Xie Zhiliu Papers
Creators:
Xie, Zhiliu
Dates:
1951, 1961-1977
Size:
800 Items
Collection ID:
FSA.A1999.34
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Papers, 1951; 1961-1977, and undated, in Chinese, Some recorded in brush calligraphy, including: biographical data; membership cards; over 30 honorary awards and appointments; a hospital diary recorded by Xie's nurses to document his last 100 day; nearly 50 letters (received 1981-1997) from colleagues and friends; a few personal journals; writings by Xie or copied by him …

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in FSA.A1999.34 for Laos
71st Aerial Refueling Squadron Photographs [Considine]
Creators:
Considine, John E.
Dates:
bulk 1964-1969
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet (1 slim box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2017.0046
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

John E. Considine was in the United States Air Force from 1964 to 1969 during which time he was assigned to the 71st Aerial Refueling Squadron stationed at Dow Air Force Base, Maine. During 1967 and 1968, Considine was assigned to temporary duty at U-Tapao Royal Thai Navy Airfield and Takhli Royal Thai Air Force Base, Thailand. This collection consists of 199 cardboard mounted 35mm color slides of images taken by Considine during his service with the US Air Force in and around Takhli Royal Thai Air Force Base, Thailand; U-Tapao Royal Thai Navy Airfield, Thailand; and Dow Air Force Base, Maine; as well as images taken in flight over Laos and North Vietnam. The collection also includes some prints made from the slides as well as CDs of scans made from the slides by the donor.

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in NASM.2017.0046 for Laos
Thomas Weir photographs of Southeast Asia
Creators:
Weir, Thomas
Dates:
circa 1965-1980
Size:
12 Negatives (acetate)
13 Color slides
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.85-27
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of people, pottery making, and a market in Vietnam. The photographs were probably made in Cambodia and Vietnam, though they may have also been made in Laos, Thailand, Burma, or Malaysia.

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in NAA.PhotoLot.85-27 for Laos
Charles Shontz collection
Creators:
Shontz, Charles, 1926-2019
Dates:
1955-2009
Size:
2 Film reels (47 minutes, black-and-white silent; 1700 feet)
2 DVD
Slides
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1990.22
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage shot during Shontz' year as a Fulbright teacher in the Union of Burma. Documented are aspects of daily and ceremonial life primarily in the locations of Taunggyi, Yaung-whe (on Inle Lake), Namkhan, Kentung, and Rangoon. Scenes of ethnographic interest include: the annual Buddhist Festival of Lights in Taunggyi; a …

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in HSFA.1990.22 for Laos
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