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1957 May 15 – 1957 May 15

Halpern, Joel Martin

Letter from Joel M. Halpern to Nettie and Carl Halpern

Laos - Letter from Joel and Barbara Halpern to his parents Joel and Nettie Halpern during their time in Laos with the USOM. After an initial discussion of the weather, his photography, and his checking account, Halpern describes the beginning of the celebrations of the 2500th anniversary of Buddhism, beginning with "Constitution Day." Subsequently, he describes the central eve... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1957 Apr. 22 – 1957 Apr. 23

Halpern, Joel Martin

Miscellaneous notes

Laos - Miscellaneous notes sent from Joel M. Halpern to Carl and Nettie Halpern during the time spent in Laos with the United States Operations Mission. In these notes, Joel M. Halpern describes a trip to the caves of Pak Ou on a crowded riverboat. He also describes the third day of "Pimai" or Lao New Year, when the Phra Bang (the image of Buddha) is taken from the Royal Palac... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1957 Apr. 22 – 1957 Apr. 23

Halpern, Joel Martin

Miscellaneous notes

Laos - These three pages of miscellaneous notes mentions a dancing club in Luang Prabang where Vietnamese girls and girls from Vientiane danced the newest dances. He also describes a ceremonial procession which brought a special gold statue of Buddha to the royal wat. The Pra Bang was annointed by the king, crown prince and other officials in an elaborate ceremony. He also des... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers