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
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.
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