Arrival of Vietnamese refugee family in the United States soon after the fall of Saigon.
Florida United States USA Date:1975, May 18 Duration:6 min 3 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Vietnamese refugees arriving in the United States near the end of the Vietnam War, after the fall of Saigon. Tents in the background at the Vietnamese Refugee Processing Center of Eglin Air Force Base, outside Valparaiso, Florida. A sign board near a tent reads 'Airline ticket office'. An officer talks to a refugee family. The family consists of an older man, Mr. Ky Ly, who is present with his son and his son's family. His son is Mr. Thuyen Ly, a Vietnamese C-130 aircraft Commander with the 435th Squadron at Tan Son Nhut airbase. Also seen are Mr. Ly's wife, Mrs. Bich-Thuy Nguyen, and their two children, 5 year old Quyen Ly and 3 year old Vuong-Kha Ly. The Ly family speaks with a U.S. Air Force officer. Tents in the area. The Ly family seen walking in the tent complex. They enter a tent. The older Mr. Ly removes his glasses and a man takes his photograph for an identification card. Mr. Thuyen Ly sits for a photograph. A man takes his photograph. At a finger printing station, a man takes thumb impressions of Vietnamese refugees arriving in the United States.
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