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Quick to learn his new job, Private First Class Richard W. Ashton observes some of the ducks which he purchased and distributed to the villagers to get them started. He passed out 1100 ducklings with the condition that they would return half the price o


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American (New York, New York 1945 - 1984 St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands)
Quick to learn his new job, Private First Class Richard W. Ashton observes some of the ducks which he purchased and distributed to the villagers to get them started. He passed out 1100 ducklings with the condition that they would return half the price of the ducks when they sold the ducks, allowing him to repeat the procedure. (U.S. Army Photo), July 1967
Photograph
American
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20th century
Creation Place: Vietnam
Gelatin silver print
image: 11.3 x 16.5 cm (4 7/16 x 6 1/2 in.)
sheet: 12.6 x 17.9 cm (4 15/16 x 7 1/16 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Barbara Robinson
, 2007.184.1.107
Department of Photographs
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Stamped on verso: Photo courtesy of Information Office U.S. Army Vietnam