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1957 Mar. 2 – 1957 Mar. 2

Halpern, Joel Martin

Letter from Joel M. Halpern to Nettie and Carl Halpern

Laos - Letter from Joel and Barbara Halpern to his parents describing their time in Laos. In this letter, the Halperns describe the arrival of their materials and their driving tests in Vientiane so they could drive their Jeep around legally. The letter also includes some significant description of a religious ceremony for a military officer who was being sent to another posting.

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1957 Mar. 4 – 1957 Mar. 4

Halpern, Joel Martin

Letter from Joel M. and Barbara K. Halpern to Nettie and Carl Halpern

Laos - Letter from Joel M. and Barbara Halpern to his parents describing their time in Laos. In this letter, Barbara Halpern describes a trip to the Kuang Si Falls in their jeep, followed closely by the Findlays' jeep (referring to Edward and Rosemary Findlay). The letter also includes a description of a festival, or "boun".

Joel M. Halpern Papers