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Electoral Card - Issued to Lam Huu Minh, Vietnam, 17 Jul 1977 Object Reg. No: HT 13315

Summary:
Electoral card for Lam Huu Minh, issued in Vietnam in 1977. This type of card was standard issue in Vietnam after the fall of Saigon in 1975. These cards, replaced the identity cards, used by the previous government. Huu brought the card with him when he fled Vietnam in May 1978. After their escape from Vietnam, Huu and his wife spent several weeks in a refugee camp in Malaysia before being granted refugee status by the Australian Government.
Description:
Cream card with blue print, red stamps and blue ink details filled in. Details recorded in Vietnamese: city, municipality, district number, voting location, name, age, male/female, ethnicity, address. Stamp 'Da Bau 15-05-1977 records voting date.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Cuc Lam, 2006
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 9.9 cm (Width), 13.8 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: identifications, immigration, vietnamese immigration, making history - cuc lam
Themes this item is part of: Cuc Lam, Vietnamese Migrant & Councillor, 1978, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Processing - Planning & Departure
Tertiary Classification: identification
Inscriptions: Handwritten and printed on front: "Thanh pho HO CHI MINH CONG HHOA XA HOI CHU NGHIA VIET NAM / Quan Huyen 08 / Phuong Xa 02 / To bau cu so 147 ? / CONG HOA XA HOI CHU NGHIA VIET NAM / Doc-Lap Tu-Do Hanh-Phuc / THE CU TRI / SO 402 / Ho va ten cu tri: Lam Huu Minh / Tuoi: 25 / Nam hay nu: Nom / Dan toc: Minh / cho o hien nay: 28......[Illegible.] / Chir ky cua cu tri / DA BAU 15-05-1977 / Ngay; 8 thang: 5 / nam: 1977 / Uy ban nhan dan P.2 / Chu .....[Illegible. signature] / DA BAU 17-7-1977"
User: Huu Minh, Can Tho, Vietnam, 17 Jul 1977 - 19 May 1978
Issued By: Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Can Tho, Vietnam, 17 Jul 1977

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