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1957 Mar. 26

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 trip and work in Laos. In this letter, Barbara describes their accomodations in Vientaine during a two week trip to the city. The letter also describes some general thoughts about their work and surroundings in Luang Prabang.

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1957 June 3

Halpern, Joel Martin

Letter from Joel M. Halpern to Nettie and Carl Halpern

Laos - Letter from Joel and Barbara Halpern to his parents, Nettie and Carl Halpern. In this letter, Joel answers and poses a number of questions to his parents primarily about money and bills.

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1954 July 11 –

Halpern, Joel Martin

Letter from Joel M. Halpern to Nettie and Carl Halpern

Serbia - Describes Joel and Barbara's travels to Paris with descriptions of the bus trip, villages and other sites along the way. In Dubrovnik they stayed in a private home, found a nice beach and visited museums. They took an Adriatic liner to Split, where they visited museums and then took a train intending to go to Trieste but at the last minute decided to go on to Venice instead. The letter is ... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1954 Mar. 11 – 1954 Mar. 17

Halpern, Joel Martin

Letter from Joel M. Halpern to Nettie and Carl Halpern

Serbia - Begins with the details of the Halperns' train trip from Beograd to Slovenia, the qualities of the different classes of cars and the hotel they stayed at in Ljubljana. They met with many people while there, including a number of Americans. Next they travelled to Maribor where they visited the museum and met with the gallery director. They met the ethnologist from the museum the next day in... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1957 June 6

Halpern, Joel M.

Miscellaneous notes of Aram Udol

Laos - These field notes were taken from Aram Udol, the translator working with Joel M. Halpern during his time spent in Laos with the United States Operations Mission. Topics include "coolies" (Kamu workers) and the pay they receive; information gleaned from interviewing a group of silversmiths; the cost of food; Lao beliefs; and the legend about the ancestors of Luang Praban... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1957 July 5

Halpern, Barbara

Letter from Barbara Halpern to Nettie and Carl Halpern

Laos - Letter from Barbara and Joel M. Halpern to Carl and Nettie Halpern during the time spent in Laos with the United States Operations Mission. In this letter, Barbara discusses Fourth of July celebrations which occurred soon after she and Joel recovered from Asian flu.

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1957 June 28

Halpern, Joel Martin

Miscellaneous notes

Laos - These field notes were included in letters from Joel M. Halpern to Carl and Nettie Halpern during the time spent in Laos with the United States Operations Mission. The first part of these are notes from Halpern's translator, Aram Udol, who interviewed several people, including a blind, clairvoyant Buddhist priest, an opium merchant, and other merchants. The various industries i... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers