Gallery view

1989

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Travel essay

Amherst (Mass.) - Untitled reflections on life after graduation from Wake Forest University in 1959, especially on a decade of travels through Southeast Asia photographing the war. Apparently written on the occasion of his college class's thirtieth reunion. Epigraph is a quotation from William Faulkner. Typewritten on Ashcraft's stationery with a picture of a motorcycle, and a photocopy of a head-and-shoulders portrait... more

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1973 Dec. 25

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Teenage ARVN trooper running through the jungle

Cambodia - Soldier holding rifle runs through the jungle, sunlight glaring through the foliage. Photograph is mounted with label explaining: "Tense with adrenaline pumping, seventeen-year-old ARVN [Army of the Republic of Vietnam] trooper, backlighted by setting sun through the dense jungle, runs toward machine gun and his death a few seconds after this photo captured his last race...."

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1972

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Carved face in temple wall

Cambodia - Face carved in a stone wall, probably a face of the Buddha in a temple wall. Seen from an angle.

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection