Visual display of the Mr. Charles Mann dances with a Hmong woman at the opening of the new Ban Houei Sai market in Houa Khong Province

Mr. Charles Mann dances with a Hmong woman at the opening of the new Ban Houei Sai market in Houa Khong Province

  • April 1974
  • Mr. Charles Mann, Director of USAID Laos, attends the official opening of the new market in Ban Houei Sai (PC 4842, L-25) in Houa Khong Province on April 29, 1974. Following the official ribbon cutting and opening, celebrations continued with traditional Lao "lamvong" dancing in the evening. Here, Mr. Mann is dancing with a White Hmong woman from the White Hmong village of Nam Phet (PC 5752). She wears a head wrap elaborately decorated with red pompoms and a neck ring of five silver bands with silver chains hanging from it.

Details

Photographer
Sage, William
Date
April 1974
Description of Original
Black and white photograph
Location of Original
Arizona State University Library. Rare Books and Manuscripts : MSS-281 14.10.60
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