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Electoral Card - Issued to Tran Thi Cuc, Vietnam, 15 May 1977 Object Reg. No: HT 13317

Electoral card for Cuc Lam (Tran Thi Cuc), 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. Cuc brought the card with her when she fled Vietnam in May 1978. After their escape from Vietnam, Cuc and her husband spent several weeks in a refugee camp in Malaysia before being granted refugee status by the Australian Government.
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, Getting In, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 2003-2015
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: Tan ..inh / Phuong Xa 13 / To bau cu so: 1045 / CONG HOA XA HOI CHU NGHIA VIET NAM / Doc-Lap Tu-Do Hanh-Phuc / THE CU TRI / SO 1175 ? / Ho va ten cu tri: Tran thi Cuc / Tuoi: 25 / Nam hay nu: Nu ? / Dan toc: Kinh / cho o hien nay: 30412A TO 47 / Chir ky cua cu tri / DA BAU 15-05-1977 / Ngay: 8 thang: 05 / nam: 1977 / Uy ban nhan dan: ....... Chu ....[Illegible. signature]"
User: Mrs Cuc Lam, Can Tho, Vietnam, 15 May 1977 -19 May 1978
Issued By: Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Can Tho, Vietnam, 15 May 1977

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