Soviet People Before the War

Soviet People Before the War

Now we are going to see some works of a prominent photojournalist and photographer Arkady Shaikhet. All the pictures presented below were taken in the period of 1925-1930.

Soviet People Before the War

People in the reception room of M.I. Kalinin (Bolshevik revolutionary and the nominal head of state of Russia and later of the Soviet Union, from 1919 to 1946.), Moscow, 1924.

Soviet People Before the War

Unanimously. At the elections of local councils. 1925.

Soviet People Before the War

The so-called Ilyich lamp (named after Lenin), 1925.

Soviet People Before the War

Setting the pillars of the power lines in the village Botino, 1925.

Soviet People Before the War

Dispossessed people near their house in Ukraine, 1929.

Soviet People Before the War

Peasant resort in Livadia, Crimea.  Morning exercises. 1926.

Soviet People Before the War

Livadia, peasants are having rest at the fountain of the tsar palace, 1926.

Soviet People Before the War

Sportswomen, 1924.

Soviet People Before the War

Bicyclists on Red Square, 1924.

Soviet People Before the War

S.M. Budyenny (Soviet cavalryman, military commander, politician and a close ally of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin.) on Red Square. 1927.

Soviet People Before the War

Stalin and Molotov in Moscow, 1929.

Soviet People Before the War

Riot at the private company in Moscow, 1924.

Soviet People Before the War

Financial inspector on a visit to a nepman.1928.

Soviet People Before the War

Sportsmen, 1928.

Soviet People Before the War

People came for earning to Moscow, 1930.

Soviet People Before the War

New equipment is tested at the Agriculture Academy of Moscow, 1924.

Soviet People Before the War

Tractor is tested at the Agriculture Academy, Moscow, 1924.

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7 thoughts on “Soviet People Before the War”

  1. Fascinating historical documents. The Livadia ones show Livadia Palace, where the Yalta Conference was held in 1945. Are the dispossessed people in Ukraine in 1929 dispossessed because they are a kulak family? They don’t look remotely well off.

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