This collection consists of 98 color
photographic prints taken by Ly Kien Truc, publisher of
, a bi-weekly Vietnamese magazine. The photographs are of the 1999 demonstrations
over the posting of a portrait of Ho Chi Minh and the Vietnamese flag by Truong Van Tran,
the owner of Hi-Tek TV and VCR, a store in Westminster, California. Although the
demonstrations lasted from January 17-March 11 1999, these images highlight only certain
events. The images depict protestor marches, activities, and arrests; Tran's and his wife's
escorted return to Hi-Tek and the re-hanging of the display; media interviews with Tran and
his wife; anti-Communist demonstrations during the Têt celebrations; and some political and
Truong Van Tran, Hi-Tek store owner
0.2 Linear Feet
(1 box) and 10 digitized images
Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary 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 University Archives.
Collection is open for research.