Category: retro

Soviet children’s books, both published in 1927

Soviet children’s books, both published in 1927

Harvesting radish on island Iturup of Kuril Islands (Russian Far…

Harvesting radish on island Iturup of Kuril Islands (Russian Far East). Photo by Semyon Fridlyand (1950s).

September 1 – First school day of the year

September 1 – First school day of the year

Laika by Yevgeny Gundobi, rare collectible Soviet postcard…

Laika by Yevgeny Gundobi, rare collectible Soviet postcard (1957)

Belka and Strelka the space dogs, postcard by A. Zavyalov (1961)

Belka and Strelka the space dogs, postcard by A. Zavyalov (1961)

September 1, 1955

September 1, 1955

Exit from the Chilren’s World (a huge toy store in Moscow) to…

Exit from the Chilren’s World (a huge toy store in Moscow) to Dzerzhinky Square (Lubyanka), 1970s.

Lounge room at a dispensary. Staraya Kupavna, Ukraine (1974)

Lounge room at a dispensary. Staraya Kupavna, Ukraine (1974)

Bus station in Oktyabrsky (a settlement in Kazakhstan), 1991

Bus station in Oktyabrsky (a settlement in Kazakhstan), 1991

Sovkhoz in Koktebel, Crimea. Preparing grapes for shipping to…

Sovkhoz in Koktebel, Crimea. Preparing grapes for shipping to Northern areas of the country.

Photo by Semyon Fridlyand (1950s).