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Guide to the Photograph Album of International Women's Day Parade in Saigon, Vietnam
MS-SEA024  
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Description
This photograph album contains 24 black-and-white photographs of ceremonies held in Saigon, Vietnam for International Women's Day in 1959. The celebration honored the heroic, first-century Trung sisters. Created by the organizing committee of the event as a keepsake, the album contains descriptive captions in English.
Background
International Women's Day is an official holiday, celebrated annually on March 8 in several countries around the world, including Vietnam. In 1959 the celebration in Saigon honored the Trung sisters, Trung Trac and Trung Nhi, first-century heroines of the fight for Vietnamese independence from China.
Extent
0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of California. Intellectual property rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
Availability
The collection is open for research.