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1974

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Soldier father with infant son

Vietnam - A man in military fatigues holds his infant son, both facing the camera. Photograph is mounted with a label that comments: "Soldier father on leave / first time he'd see his son."

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1973 Dec. 25

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Anxious ARVN ranger pointing

Vietnam - Two soldiers in the delta jungle. Photograph is mounted with label explaining: "Anxious ARVN [Army of the Republic of Vietnam] ranger points toward Communist first fire and his own team point man in the densely bushed jungle. Vision was limited to three or four meters."

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1973

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Montagnard girl and her baby brother

Vietnam - A young girl holds her younger brother, a baby or toddler, as both look at the camera. Photograph is mounted with label explaining: "Playing parent for her baby brother, Montagnard girl waits for word about whereabouts of her mother in government camp. Montagnard men were liked by Americans who viewed them as best natural fighters in Vietnam. Her father had been killed months before and her mother gon... more

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1973

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Child with old bicycle

Vietnam - Child crouches on the ground examining dilapidated bicycle, in a desolate rural setting, a ruined village probably in Vietnam. Large pile of debris and a bare tree are in the background. Photograph is mounted, with label commenting: "The next generation picking through what's left of her village."

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

1972

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Two soldiers tend a wounded comrade

Vietnam - A soldier lies on his back on the ground, some limbs bandaged, tended by two soldiers. Photograph is mounted, with a label that explains to situation: "In a nameless stretch of jungle in the delta, summer, 1972... two docs [?] tend to a desperately wounded comrade. He was to die within the hour. Medic to the right is a former Buddhist monk."

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1974

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Eurasian and Vietnamese children

Vietnam - Three boys sit on the hood of an American truck with a girl next to them; one boy is waving, and all four children are looking and smiling at the camera. Photograph is mounted with a label describing them as "Eurasian and Vietnamese" and commenting, "often orphans would tag along asking to be taken home with you."

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1973

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Boi Van Trinh

Vietnam - Boi Van Trinh, seen from the shoulders up, balances a plate of food on his head, holding it with one hand, some thirty miles north of Saigon. Photograph is mounted, with label providing a brief biography: "Boi Van Trinh, a lad of good cheer and strong will, offers ricecake wrapped in banana leaves to the photographer as an appetizer for dinner. A street urchin whose family had been killed Boi was adop... more

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

1974 Mar.

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Grandmother resting on bamboo walking stick

Vietnam - An older woman in striped head scarf and conical hat clutches her walking stick. Photograph is mounted with a label that describes her: "Tired from a morning's poking through destroyed family hootch looking for surviving family members and possessions after a night raid against suspected Viet Cong, a gaunt, weathered, trembling, and angry grandmother rests briefly on her bamboo walking stick. Her brok... more

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection