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Rare color photos of Quang Tri province in 1960s

07:21 | 19/10/2020

As Quang Tri is battered by severe flood and landslides, the precious photo series of the central provinces taken by American soldiers in the 1960s, 1970s is like a tribute and a returned ticket to the good old days.

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rare color photos of quang tri province in 1960s
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Vietnam Buddhism - A temple in Dong Ha city, Quang Tri province, captured in 1967 by Vstreech.

rare color photos of quang tri province in 1960s
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Old Dong Ha Bridge on the National Highway 1 captured in 1969 by k-weston.

rare color photos of quang tri province in 1960s
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The old Dong Ha bridge taken in 1969 by k-weston, on its left was another Dong Ha bridge that was being built.

rare color photos of quang tri province in 1960s
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A market in Quang Tri in 1969. It can be seen from the photos that women in the 1960s often wore Ao Dai, the traditional dress of Vietnamese people which is still ubiquitous and upholds high cultural values today, and a conical hat in their daily life while running errands or doing trading. This used to be a unique dress code in the culture that no longer exists in present day.

rare color photos of quang tri province in 1960s
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One of the three road signs between NH1 intersection leading to Dong Ha and Laos.

rare color photos of quang tri province in 1960s
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Dong Ha - Quang Tri crossroads taken in 1969 by K-weston.

rare color photos of quang tri province in 1960s
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A bus trip of Quang Tri - Hue on Highway 9. The scene was captured in 1970 by Wayne Hegerty.

rare color photos of quang tri province in 1960s
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La Vang church taken by Thomas Beach in 1968.

rare color photos of quang tri province in 1960s
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A road lined with numbers of casuarina, the familiar trees of Quang Tri. The photo was taken by Thomas Beach.

rare color photos of quang tri province in 1960s
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A temple in La Vang, near Tich Tuong Lake and Nguyen Van Thoai camp. The pagoda was demolished in 1972.

rare color photos of quang tri province in 1960s
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Another photo of the temple.

rare color photos of quang tri province in 1960s
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Ao dai and conical hats were worn by Quang Tri women on a daily basis.

rare color photos of quang tri province in 1960s
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Tran Hung Dao Street was taken in 1967-1968 by Vstreech.

rare color photos of quang tri province in 1960s
(Photo via Thoi Xua)
rare color photos of quang tri province in 1960s
(Photo via Thoi Xua)

The peaceful countryside in Quang Tri in 1967-1968

rare color photos of quang tri province in 1960s
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Shell station at the intersection of Quang Tri street in 1967-1968 taken by Vstreech.

rare color photos of quang tri province in 1960s
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People taking water at the public well in 1967-1968. The photo was taken by Vstreech.

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