Name

Halpern, Joel Martin (34)
Halpern, Barbara Kerewsky (10)
Halpern, Barbara (9)
Halpern, Carl, 1902-1986 (8)
Halpern, Nettie (8)
Chigas, George (6)
Udol, Aram (5)
United States Operations Mission to Laos (5)
Massey, John (4)
Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920 (3)
Halpern, Joel M. (1)
Thomson, J. (John), 1837-1921 (1)
United States Information Service (Viangchan, Laos) (1)

Topic

Buddhist temples (44)
Clothing and dress (14)
Anthropology (12)
Cities and towns (12)
Diplomatic and consular service, American (12)
Ethnology (12)
Rites and ceremonies (12)
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Description and travel (9)
East Indians (9)
Architecture (8)
Buddhist monks (8)
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Buddhist pilgrims and pilgrimages (7)
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Cambodians (6)
Domes (6)
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Tibetans (4)
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Laotians (3)
Newar (Nepalese people) (3)
Royalty (3)
Village communities (3)
Women (3)
Architecture, Domestic (2)
Buddhist antiquities (2)
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Food habits (2)
Hmong (Asian people) (2)
Khmu’ (Southeast Asian people) (2)
Lao (Tai people) (2)
Men (2)
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Riparian areas (2)
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Women, Tibetan (2)
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Animal sacrifice (1)
Blacksmithing (1)
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Boys (1)
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Buddhas (1)
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Camera operators (1)
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Dams (1)
Delivery (Obstetrics) (1)
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Design and construction (1)
Division of labor (1)
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Economic conditions (1)
Electric conduits (1)
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Elephants (1)
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Fireworks (1)
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Gambling (1)
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Girls (1)
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Icon painting (1)
Income (1)
Infants (1)
Interviews (1)
Labor (1)
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Marriage customs and rites (1)
Monuments (1)
Occupations (1)
Operation Brotherhood (Laos) (1)
Parades (1)
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Processions (1)
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Rickshaws (1)
Rivers (1)
Roofs (1)
Salaries (1)
School children (1)
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Silverwork (1)
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Teaching (1)
Telecommunication lines (1)
Traffic congestion (1)
Weather (1)

Genre

Photographs (32)
Slides (photographs) (22)
Correspondence (10)
Field notes (10)
Gelatin silver prints (9)
Color photographs (6)
Motion pictures (visual work) (2)
Albumen prints (1)

Collection

Joel M. Halpern Papers (34)
George Chigas Collection (6)
Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers (3)
John Thomson Photograph Collection (1)

Place

Laos (12)
Nepal (12)
India (10)
Sārnāth Site (India) (10)
Uttar Pradesh (10)
Kathmandu Valley (Nepal) (9)
Louangphrabang (Laos) (9)
Massachusetts (6)
Lowell (4)
Lowell (Mass.) (4)
Japan (3)
Tokyo (3)
Mekong River (2)
North Chelmsford (2)
North Chelmsford (Mass.) (2)
Edo (Japan) (1)
Edo (Japan) (1)
Malaysia (1)
Minato-ku (Tokyo, Japan) (1)
Penang (1)
Zōjōji (Tokyo, Japan) (1)

 

 

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An older Tibetan monk walks along the paved stones from the Mulagandhakuti vihara Buddhist temple in Sarnath. Prayer flags fly.
(Joel M. Halpern Papers)

Halpern, Joel Martin
1956
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Monks and other people visit the Mulagandhakuti vihara Buddhist temple in Sarnath.
(Joel M. Halpern Papers)

Halpern, Joel Martin
1956
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Girls stand by a small buddhist temple entrance in this town in Kathmandu Valley. It is a festival day.
(Joel M. Halpern Papers)

Halpern, Joel Martin
1959
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Penang - Small Buddhist temple, with Buddhist monk in foreground.
(John Thomson Photograph Collection)

Thomson, J. (John), 1837-1921
1863 Nov.
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Laos - Letter from Joel and Barbara Halpern to his parents during their time in Laos with the United States Operations Mission. This letter is in the form of field notes. It begins and ends with a description of the ceremonies ending the Buddhist Lent. These include fireworks, model boats on the rivers, and special lighting in the houses and pagodas. Halpern also describes visiting a wat with Dr. Sor... more
(Joel M. Halpern Papers)

Halpern, Joel Martin
1957 Oct. 7
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(Joel M. Halpern Papers)

Halpern, Joel Martin
1959
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Edo (Japan) - View of Sensō-ji, a Buddhist temple located in the Asakusa district of Tokyo. Note on back: Asakusa Pagoda, Yedo.
(Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers)

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920
1875
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(Joel M. Halpern Papers)

Halpern, Joel Martin
1959
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Laos - Film footage shows several of the traditional celebrations of the Lao New Year. Scenes include: A sand stupa is covered with flour and decorated with candles. Monks process to a temple. A monk on a palanquin is doused with water. Guards and offficials parade out of the palace. Masked dancers (Pu Nyoe Nya Nyoe, the ancestral spirits of the Luang Prabang kingdom) dance within the procession and... more
(Joel M. Halpern Papers)

Halpern, Joel Martin
1957
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Laos - Helped by his translator, Aram Udol, Joel M. Halpern notes the prices of foods at the market, the salaries of various types of Laotian workers, and a description of the finances of a 'boun', or festival, at the local 'wat'.
(Joel M. Halpern Papers)

Halpern, Joel Martin
1957 Mar. 10 – 1957 Mar. 10