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1957 June 14

Halpern, Joel M.

Aram Udol interviews in Nam Tha

Laos - Letter in the form of field notes from Joel M. Halpern to his parents during his time spent in Laos with the United States Operations Mission. These notes are from interviews that translator Aram Udol did in the village of Nam Tha. He interviewed a Yao villager and a Black Thai (Tai Dam) merchant. Both speak about the crops raised in their villages (especially opium and rice), ... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1957 Aug. 20

Halpern, Joel Martin

Essay by a school teacher

Laos - This essay may have been part of the essays that Barbara Halpern asked her English class to write. They were collected as part of the field notes and sent in letters from Joel M. Halpern to Carl and Nettie Halpern during the time spent in Laos with the United States Operations Mission. This essay is from a 22 year-old teacher in training named Ping Sai Anophan. The village and school i... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1957 Aug. 13

Halpern, Joel Martin

Essay by a school teacher

Laos - This essay was collected as part of the field notes, translated by Aram Udol, and sent in letters from Joel M. Halpern to Carl and Nettie Halpern during the time spent in Laos with the United States Operations Mission. This essay is from a 20 year-old teacher who teaches in a small mountain village not far from Luang Prabang. His students come from two or three differen... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1957 Aug. 14

Halpern, Joel Martin

Essay by a school teacher

Laos - This essay was collected as part of the field notes, translated by Aram Udol, and sent in letters from Joel M. Halpern to Carl and Nettie Halpern during the time spent in Laos with the United States Operations Mission. This essay is from a 20 year-old teacher who teaches in a village in Luang Prabang province. He speaks about the life of the villagers, and their attitudes ... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1957 Aug. 10

Halpern, Joel Martin

Essays by school teachers

Laos - These essays were collected as part of the field notes, translated by Aram Udol, and sent 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 essay is from a 23 year-old man who grew up in Luang Prabang, and went to the teacher training school in Vientiane. He speaks about the scho... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1957 Mar. 10 – 1957 Mar. 10

Halpern, Joel Martin

Etnographic notes on bouns

Laos - Helped by his translator, Aram Udol, Joel M. Halpern notes the prices of foods at the market, the salaries of various types of Laotian workers, and a description of the finances of a 'boun', or festival, at the local 'wat'.

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1957 May 8 – 1957 May 27

Halpern, Joel Martin

Field report from Joel Halpern to Robert J. Minges

Laos - Field report in the form of a memorandum from Joel M. Halpern to Robert J. Minges, Chief, Field Service Division, Vientiane, on the subject of Mekong Field Trip. Halpern discusses a field trip up the Mekong river, visits to several villages, especially the details of Pak Beng and Pak Tha. The report is very detailed with respect to rice production in each area, prices of goods, and status... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1957 Aug. 10

Halpern, Joel Martin

Geographic notes from a French military monograph

Laos - These notes were taken as part of the field notes and sent in letters from Joel M. Halpern to Carl and Nettie Halpern during the time spent in Laos with the United States Operations Mission. They describe the climate and the vegetation in the area of Luang Prabang.

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1957 Oct. 1

Halpern, Joel Martin

Interview at Ban Khoj

Laos - Letter from Joel and Barbara Halpern to his parents during their time in Laos with the United States Operations Mission. This letter is in the form of an interview conducted by Halpern's translator, Aram Udol. Udol interviewed an "old woman," who was the sister-in-law of the Tasseng. She speaks of her family, her sons and rice fields, and how her sons work as samlaw (pedicab)... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1957 Sept. 30

Halpern, Joel Martin

Interview at Ban Sankalot

Laos - Letter from Joel and Barbara Halpern to his parents during their time in Laos with the United States Operations Mission. This letter is in the form of an interview conducted by Halpern's translator, Aram Udol. Udol interviewed the "Tasseng's assistant", or the man second in charge of the district at the village of Ban Sankalot. He speaks of rice production, farming, and not trusting ... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers