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Guide to the Ly Kien Truc Photographs of the Hi-Tek Demonstrations, 1999
MS-SEA010  
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Description
This collection consists of 98 color photographic prints taken by Ly Kien Truc, publisher of Van Hoa, 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 organizational leaders.
Background
Truong Van Tran, Hi-Tek store owner
Extent
0.2 linear feet (1 box) 10 digitized images
Restrictions
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.
Availability
Collection is open for research.