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Photograph, Vietnam Moratorium march : press conference, January 1974 : Sam Goldbloom and Jim Cairns

Title

Photograph, Vietnam Moratorium march : press conference, January 1974 : Sam Goldbloom and Jim Cairns

Subject

Vietnam War Moratorium movement

Description

A photograph by John Ellis showing Jim Cairns and Sam Goldbloom at a press conference during a Vietnam War Moratorium march in January 1974.

This Moratorium March occurred during the final stages of the Vietnam War. After Australian, US and other foreign troops had left Vietnam in 1973, war broke out again when forces from North Vietnam invaded South Vietnam in January 1974. Some Australian returned to South Vietnam in March 1975 but were withdrawn in June.

This Moratorium March was called to protest the reintroduction of Australian troops to Vietnam.

Creator

John Ellis

Publisher

University of Melbourne Library

Date

1974

Rights

Copyright held by the University of Melbourne

Identifier

University of Melbourne UMIAC: UMA/I/21
http://gallery.its.unimelb.edu.au/umblumaic/imu.php?request=display&port=45208&id=f46e&flag=ecatalogue&offset=0&count=10&view=list&ecatalogue=on&SecDepartment_tab=umaic&EADUnitID=UMA/I/21

Files

Cairns_Vietnam.jpg

Citation

John Ellis, “Photograph, Vietnam Moratorium march : press conference, January 1974 : Sam Goldbloom and Jim Cairns,” Australian Living Peace Museum, accessed July 26, 2021, http://www.livingpeacemuseum.org.au/omeka/items/show/11.