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Gallery view

1957

Halpern, Joel Martin

Procession with bodhi tree

Laos - Film footage of a procession with he royal Kammu (Khmu') guards carrying a sapling of the Bodhi tree given to Crown Prince Savang Vatthana by Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru upon the former's visit to India. Additional photographs of these events can be found within the Joel M. Halpern Laotian Slide Collection at the University of Wisconsin.

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1957

Halpern, Joel Martin

New year celebrations

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

1957

Halpern, Joel Martin

Floating market of Bangkok

Thailand - Along the floating market in Bangkok people cook, wash their hair, and children play. Footage includes an approach by boat to the Wat Phra Kaew where giant statues guard the exit of the Grand Palace.

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1957 Sept. 21

Halpern, Joel Martin

Laos Royal Wedding

Laos - Film footage of the wedding of Princess Savivanh Savang Manivong (daughter of King Savang Vatthana and Queen Khamphoui, 1933-2007). The footage shows school children and others in the procession to the palace; visiting digitaries arriving; the candlelit ceremony. This private film benefitted from a USIS film crew that had set up lighting the day before. Additional photographs o... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1957

Halpern, Joel Martin

Residence in Luang Prabang

Laos - Film footage shows several scenes near the residence of the Halperns during their stay in Luang Prabang while Joel M. Halpern was serving with the U.S.O.M. Scenes include but are not limited to: Khamphouy Udol and Barbara K. Halpern releasing birds. Le, the Halpern's housekeeper, washing a puppy. Barbara K. Halpern stands in front of the house in which they lived. People are filmed coming and... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1950

Halpern, Joel Martin

Fourth of July 1950 in Deering, Alaska

Deering (Alaska) - Film footage of the July 4th celebrations in Deering, Alaska. Some Eskimos watch while others participate in sack races.

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1986

Kati?, Kamenko

Halperns in Orasac

Ora?ac (Serbia) - Following the Joel and Barbara Kerewsky Halpern as they re-visit the village of Orasac, where they originally conducted fieldwork in 1953. The Halperns discuss changes in village life with old friends and informants. The end of the video contains a slide show narrated by Joel Halpern. The video is mainly in Serbian with English subtitles.

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1949

Halpern, Joel Martin

Reindeer wrangling in 1949

Sweden - Film footage of a visit to Lapland in Sweden in 1949 begins with views of the landscape. Later footage includes a reindeer roundup: scenes of wrangling reindeer, cutting off the antlers, butchering an animal, and Sami children wrangling a young fawn. This experience was mentioned in an article in Hosteling (1950) magazine.

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1957

Halpern, Joel Martin

Parade of elephants

Laos - Film footage of a procession of elephants being ridden by Khmu' guards. This may be part of the procession for the New Year celebrations in April, or it may also be connected to the celebrations for the 2500th anniversary of Buddhism. Both celebrations used the elephants and featured crowds of people along the main street of Luang Prabang. Additional photographs of these events can be... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1957

Halpern, Joel Martin

River scenes

Laos - Film footage shows several scenes on the shores of either the Mekong River or the Nam Khan River. Scenes include women bathing near the boats; children jumping into the river, and swimming.

Joel M. Halpern Papers