Here is a set of old Soviet photos. Private stories in the whole history of the country.
A street photographer, 1920.
“Do not sing songs. Do not drink vodka. Be quiet”. A fight in the courtyard of a dosshouse, 1895, Mikhail Dmitriev.
The first Russian revolution. Writer Maxim Gorky prods opera singer Feodor Chaliapin with a broom, 1905.
Futurist poet Vladimir Mayakovsky, 1920, Abram Shterenberg.
A carrier waters a horse, 1924.
A lesson of physical culture in the Uzbek school, 1935, George Zelma.
Funny and scary. Young pioneers greet Stalin, 1935, Ivan Shagin.
“We aren’t going to stand still”. A parade of athletes on the Red Square, 1936, Ivan Shagin.
An Uzbek athletes parade? No, these are builders of the Grand Fergana Canal, 1939, Max Alpert.
Trams stopped at Nevsky prospect, people with smiles on their faces ran to a shelter. One of the first bombing of Leningrad, June 24, 1941, Gregory Chertov.
Three months before the occupation of Kharkov by Germans. A service in a city church, 1941, Semen Friedland.
Collective farmers are viewing a crushed German plane, 1944, George Zelma.
The end of the war. The victory salute on the Red Square in Moscow, May 9, 1945, Boris Kudoyarov.
Football players of the Moscow “Dynamo” in London, 1945, Ivan Shagin.