8 Soviet Kindergraten Of The 1960s

Soviet Kindergraten Of The 1960s

Posted on March 25, 2012 by

Check out photographs picturing Soviet children in the kindergarten. The photographs were taken in December of the 1960s by American photographer Carl Mydans who worked for the Farm Security Administration and Life magazine.

Quiet time.

Having a walk.

Older kids helping their younger friends lace their shoes.

Playing a game called “Catch the mouse”.

Dancing lessons.


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8 Responses to “Soviet Kindergraten Of The 1960s”

  1. Alex says:

    Isn’t it called KindergARten and not KindergRAten?:)

  2. (r)evolutionist says:

    Progressive socialism at it’s best.

  3. Mariel says:

    Sadness in their eyes ….

    • Donna says:

      What sadness? They are just children! Photographer probably asked them to be serious while posing or they just were shy.

    • West-Europe says:

      Americans always think everyone was sad in the Soviet Union, just because they are conditioned to relate negative things to everything socialistic.

  4. Tangowolf says:

    These are interesting pictures. Children manage to find happiness in almost everything.

  5. Tripper says:

    They looked happy to me

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