35 results found for: Ashcraft, Barr G

Gallery view

1974

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Boy soldiers

Vietnam - Boy soldiers lined up alongside a line of military rifles, some smiling, some looking uncertain. Photograph is mounted, with label commenting: "As the war progressed the soldiers got younger, this one a cherubic-faced thirteen-year-old."

Barr G. Ashcraft Photograph Collection

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

1974

Ashcraft, Barr G., 1940-2005

Indonesian boys at Borobudur Temple

Borobudur (Indonesia) - Two boys sit cross-legged on a stone platform next to a statue of the Buddha, one looking at the camera while the other appears to be meditating. Photograph is mounted with a label dscribing the scene: "In pursuit of nirvana. Young Indonesian boy, in lotus position, ponders his future atop an open stupa at Borobudur, Java, Indonesia. Indonesia, now Muslim, is the home of the largest Buddhist complete ... more

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

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 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

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

Grandmother and granddaughter offer food

Vietnam - A little girl and an older woman, both wearing hats, with two large containers of food. Photograph is mounted with a label describing "Grandmother and her granddaughter offer rice cakes, stolen Ritz Crackers, fried bananas, and the narcotic 'beetlenut' [betel nut] to the photographer at a bus station near Can Tho during the day." It speculates: "At night they could be making boobytraps for the Vietcon... 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.

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