LevelItem
Ref NoGEM/4/1/5/1/121
TitleVietnam
Date[1978]
Extent28 black and white photos, 1 negative
Creator NameGemini News Service; 1967-2002; news agency
DescriptionPhotographs selected from the Gemini Photograph Library related to Vietnam.
GP431 November 1978. 'A Vietnamese farmer and his family squat on a dry patch of land with their cattle after their home had been flooded when the Mekong river burst its banks. Man, boy and woman with cattle. Area of Tien Gang. 10159/F/19 written on the back. Black and white photo.
GP419 and GP420 'Air America transports at an airfield outside Vientaine, the administrative capital of Laos.' Planes and tarmac. GP420 has a man on the tarmac. US6-170 written on back of both. Black and white photos.
GP434 'Phan Tri Thien, 19, was trained, with thousands of other men and women, to find and deal with the millions of mines still buried in Vietnam after the war. She was blown up on her first day at work and lost a leg but is still looking for mines.' She is standing with crutches. 1015[01]/D/24 and 133 written on back. Black and white photo.
GP407 'Save the children health visitor Mavis Watkins vaccinates a child against measles at a refugee camp in Qui Nhon, South Vietnam.' Photographer: Brian Aris for the Save the Children Fund. Man holding a young boy, with a lot of children watching. Negative.
GP364 ['Age Old Ritual: Vietnamese farmers from a rural area near Danang transplant rice seedlings'. Photographer: Peyton Johnson to illustrate his story "Vitamin A and the Children of Vietnam."]*
* Description on the back of the photograph that matches the picture, but it is crossed out. 11[F]10/[?]/22 written on back. Black and white photo.
GP358 A farmer in his living room, on the Plain of Reeds in the south, sitting beside an eight ton pile of rice he is keeping in his living room. Photographer: Ruth Massey UNDP (United Nations Development Programme). Black and white photo.
GP359 and GP361 Madame Dai in her restaurant in Ho Chi Minh City. GP359 Figures and china on the shelf. Handling inscense sticks. GP361 Standing beside na large armour and bookshelf with pictures and inscense. Photographer: Ruth Massey UNDP. Black and white photos.
GP360 Rush hour in Ho Chi Minh City. Many people riding their bibybles through the busy city streets. Photographer: Ruth Massey UNDP. Black and white photo.
GP362 'The Vietnamese are a highly literate people who read whenever they have a spare moment. A rickshhaw driver reads a book while waiting for his next fare in Long An City.' "RA SUC THI DUA THU" written on a sign in the photo with cartoons of people in the military. Photographer: Ruth Massey UNDP. Black and white photo.
GP363 In the Mekong Delta, men and women rice paddy workers harvest and sack rice. Photographer Ruth Massey UNDP. Black and white photo.
GP 624 'Vietnam's children are its hope for the future while Hanoi's open sewers reflect the economic problems of the present'. Adults and children watching a young child with a motorcycle, near shops. Photographer: Ruth Massey UNDP. Black and white photo.
GP 625 A farmer planting rice in the Northern Highlands, Vietnam. Photographer: Ruth Massey UNDP. Black and white photo.
GP 626 Mai Chau province, Northern Highlands, Vietnam. Two women weavers work their loom while children watch. Photographer: Ruth Massey UNDP. Black and white photo.
GP 627 'A microphone for political propaganda broad casts and poster praising workers in Long Binh City in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam'. Someone working on the ground in front of the poster. Photographer: Ruth Massey UNDP. Black and white photo.
GP 628 'A silk spinning facotry in the Southern Higlands near Dalat, Vietnam'. A woman spinning silk. Photographer: Ruth Massey UNDP. Black and white photo.
GP 629 'The forbidden City of Hue was once the seat of power for the emperors of Vietnam'. People visiting it. Photographer: Ruth Massey UNDP. Black and white photo.
GP 630 'A traditional funeral, Ha Son Binh Province, Vietnam'. Procession and incense. Photographer: Ruth Massey UNDP. Black and white photo.
GP 631 'In Danang a handicapped veteran begs in the streets. Vietnams shattered economy cannot provide services for its war wounded'. He has crutches. Photographer: Ruth Massey UNDP. Black and white photo.
GP 632 'Mai Ha, Northern Highlands, Vietnam. Tai woman wearing handloomed cloth to carry her child'. Photographer: Ruth Massey UNDP. Black and white photo.
GP 633 'At a power plant maintenance factory in Ho Chi Minh city, workers repair outdated equipment to try to cope with the city's frequent blackouts, Vietnam'. Photographer: Ruth Massey UNDP. Black and white photo.
GP 634 Mai Chau Province, Northern Highlands, Vietnam. Weaving woman using handloom. Photographer: Ruth Massey UNDP. Black and white photo.
GP 635 'Silk worm cacoons raised in a farmers household in the Southern Highlands near Dalat will be delivered to the spinning factory nearby, Vietnam'. A mother and father and their two boys harvest the silk worm cacoons. Photographer: Ruth Massey UNDP. Black and white photo.
GP 636 'Mai Chau Province, Northern Higlands, Vietnam, A weaver uses the traditional design for a blanket on her handloom in Mai Ha Village'. Photographer: Ruth Massey UNDP. Black and white photo.
GP 637 People harvesting rice in the Central Highlands, Vietnam. Photographer: Ruth Massey. Black and white photo.
GP 638 A farmer in the Central Plains ploughs his field using water buffalo prior to planting rice, Vietmam. Photographer: Ruth Massey UNDP. Black and white photo.
GP 639 A man working with an Instrument Landing System at Hanoi airport, Vietnam, with farmers in the feilds in the distance. Photographer: Ruth Massey UNDP. Black and white photo.
GP 640 Market women counting dongs, officially 400 to the dollar. Inflation has been brought down from 700 per cent to 150 per cent in one year, Vietnam. Photographer: Ruth Massey UNDP. Black and white photo.
Access StatusOpen
FormatPhotograph

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