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Woman collecting wood on riverfront, Saigon, Vietnam
Woman collecting wood on riverfront, Saigon, Vietnam
TitleWoman collecting wood on riverfront, Saigon, Vietnam
Date of Original1966-03
CreatorOlson, Cal, 1924-2009
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionVietnamese woman standing along riverfront with a conical hat on her head. She has two bundles of fuelwood attached to a carrying yoke. Several children are visible standing in the river.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectWomen
Social Life & Customs
Subject (LCTGM)Women
Fuelwood gathering
Subject (LCSH)Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Social aspects
LocationHo Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
Item Number2098.a3314
Negative Number2098.a3314
Format of OriginalAcetate negatives
Safety film negatives
Dimensions of Original35 mm
Publisher of OriginalForum Publishing Company (Fargo, N.D.)
Place of PublicationFargo (N.D.)
Transcription"Along ther riverfront, The Forum's Viet Nam correspondent found a woman directing a crew of four boys in the recovery of wood for resale in Saigon while elsewhere on the Saigon waterfront Vietnamese coastaltrade junks and freighters were intermingled with patrol boats engaged in the complex logistics problem that follows with every war." - caption with image published in The Fargo Forum, March 17, 1966, p. 18.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionCal Olson Photograph Collection 2098
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2098.a3314)
Rights ManagementCopyright held by Institute for Regional Studies.
Digital IDco000494
Original SourceNegative
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