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Burr (Michael) photographs of South Vietnam and Southern California Southeast Asian American Communities
MS.SEA.066  
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Description
This collection is comprised of photographs taken by Michael Burr. The collection includes black and white photographs of various sizes of Saigon, South Vietnam in 1969-1970s, as well as colored photographs of Vietnam between 2003-2005.
Background
Michael Burr served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War and in 1969 was deployed to Vietnam and served as an English language instructor to the Republic of Vietnam Air Force. While in Vietnam, he began taking photographs, which led to his career in photography. He has served as a community events photographer in Cambodia Town, Long Beach for numerous events, including the Cambodia Town Film Festival, as well as in the Orange County Vietnamese American community. He has also photographed Southeast Asian American student-led events at college campuses in Southern California.
Extent
0.8 Linear Feet 1 legal document box; 1 letter document box, 1 OS folder
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of California. Copyrights are generally retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where the UC Regents do not hold the copyright. For information on use, copyright, and attribution, please visit: http://special.lib.uci.edu/using/publishing.html
Availability
The collection is open for research.