Category: history

Chess players on Tsvetnoy Boulevard in Moscow (1950s)

Moscow metro. Studencheskaya (Students) open air station. Photo by Valery Shitov (1985)

Day care teacher Boris Verzub (Moscow, 1982)

1980s

‘Snow’, illustration by A. Navrotsky published in Barvinok, a Soviet children’s magazine (January 1958)

Bolshoi Theater in Moscow, May 1956

Soviet fabrics from 1930s often pictured industrialization images, such as factories, vehicles, workers.

“We demand mandatory education for all”, poster by Alexander Rodchenko (1930)

Belorusskaya metro station in Moscow (1938). Photo by Boris Ignatovich.

Candy wrappers from tsarist Russia (before 1917). I love the candy names: Sherlock Holmes, Aeronautics, Comet, Motorsport, Northern, Sister, Undina, Trentino.