USOM/Office of Rural Affairs, Saigon
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Approximately one linear foot of photographs, negatives, clippings, and reports document Earl R. Rhine's service as a Field Representative for the Rural Affairs department of USAID in Darlac Province from 1962-1965.
Over six linear feet of USOM documents, newspaper clippings, books, periodicals, and newsletters detail the economy and industry in Southeast Asia since the Vietnam war. Also included is material related to USARV training and refugee training abroad. These materials document Larry Flanagan's twenty-one year military career, his career with the Foreign Service, and his his service with the United States Operation Mission (USOM). Items of note in this collection are several Vietnamese language military drills, four Montagnard baskets, and USARV Pamphlet number 621-1: Noi Tieng Viet (Speak Vietnamese).
Approximately five linear feet of photographs, negatives, slides, museum objects, Ogden Williams' personal files, correspondence, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, Vietnamese currency, essays, Chieu Hoi material, and an oral history interview by Harry Maurer with Ogden Williams document Ogden Williams career in the Foreign Service, particularly his time with USAID, as Director of the Chieu Hoi Program from 1966 to 1969, and as Director of the Vietnam Training Center in Washington D.C..
Approximately three linear feet of documents and photographs from Rufus C. Phillips III's service in Southeast Asia in the 1950s and 1960s first with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) as part of Edward Lansdale's operation, and later with the United States Agency for International Development's (USAID) U.S. Operations Mission (USOM), Office of Rural Affairs. The documents date from 1952 through 1967, with the bulk being from 1962 through 1967, and include information on South Vietnamese provinces; the structure of the South Vietnamese government; and papers on pacification, rural development, and the Viet Cong. Photographs date from mid-1950s to early 1960s.