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Schill (James A.) collection of photographs and a pocket diary of Southeast Asian refugees
MS.SEA.064  
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Description
This collection is comprised of materials collected by James A. Schill, a retired Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. Department of State and USAID. The materials include a Vietnamese boat person refugee's pocket diary from 1979, numerous color photographs of Vietnamese and Cambodian refugees at refugee camps in Malaysia and Thailand between 1975 to mid 1980s, as well as photographs of refugee resettlement in Camp Pendleton in 1975.
Background
James A. Schill is a retired Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. Department of State and USAID. His assignments included work in Vietnam in 1968-72 and Laos in 1973-75. He served as the acting Deputy Director for Indochinese resettlement out of Camp Pendleton, California from June-October 1975. He was also the Refugee Coordinator in Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia directing the resettlement of tens of thousands of Indochinese refugees to the United States between 1978-84.
Extent
0.4 Linear Feet
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of California. Copyrights are generally retained by the creators of the records and their heirs.
Availability
The collection is open for research.