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Montagnard girl and her baby brother

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Title:
Montagnard girl and her baby brother
Description:
A young girl holds her younger brother, a baby or toddler, as both look at the camera. Photograph is mounted with label explaining: "Playing parent for her baby brother, Montagnard girl waits for word about whereabouts of her mother in government camp. Montagnard men were liked by Americans who viewed them as best natural fighters in Vietnam. Her father had been killed months before and her mother gone for three weeks."
Creator:
Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005
Date:
[ca. 1973]
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
Black-and-white photographs
Location:
Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Box 002 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection
Subjects:
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Vietnamese
Children
Extent:
1 photograph; 24 x 34 cm.
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Place of origin:
Vietnam
Language:
English
Identifier:
muph007-b002-i023