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2004

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Barr G. Ashcraft

Amherst (Mass.) - Close-up portrait of Ashcraft resting his forehead against the tips of his fingers. Printed on grey paper.

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1972

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Woman selling fish

Southeast Asia - Woman holds up large fish by its tail, probably at a street stall. Fish and baskets of fish lie on the ground behind her. In Vietnam or Cambodia.

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1974

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

ARVN soldiers taking cover

Vietnam - Several soldiers crouch in a ditch in the foreground while others run toward it, clutching their military rifles, against a backdrop dense trees. Photograph is mounted with a label describing the action: "Taking cover. As Viet Cong open up on us from treeline in the distance when we approach the ARVN [Army of the Republic of Vietnam] and the photographer prepare to run for cover."

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1972

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Toy seller

Southeast Asia - Woman wearing conical hat sits with her streetside display of toys for sale, mostly plastic ones. The toys include a soldier in a brightly colored plastic military tank. In Vietnam or Cambodia.

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1973

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Father and sons on a scooter

Saigon (Vietnam) - A man in sunglasses rides a motor scooter, with two small boys seated in front of him and two behind, through a city street. Several more motor scooters follow. Photograph is mounted, with label describing the scene: "Father taxis his four sons and nephews aborad his scooter through busy Saigon street market while en route to work."

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1972

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Aerial view of Saigon

Saigon (Vietnam) - Looking down on a large intersection at Nguyen Van Thinh Street. The city streets are wide, with cars parked here and there.

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1974

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

ARVN soldier approaches underground tunnel

Vietnam - A soldier holding his rifle leans toward a tunnel opening beneath a tree in the jungle, a corpse lying on the ground nearby. Photogrpah is mounted with a label that explains: "ARVN [Army of the Republic of Vietnam] regular soldier cautiously approaches tunnel for more prey like the Vee Cee (Viet Communists) to his left he has just killed. Like moles in the ground, the Vee Cee built complex tunnels som... more

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection