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This image depicts the reality in the 'company town' of Abadan in which the British, and the foreigners in general, were above the locals in the social hierarchy. Iranians did not receive the benefits of the new found oil wealth, but were instead in…

Marie Curie Institute.jpg
Marie Curie, with friends family, and governmental support, was able to set up the Radium Institute in Warsaw. "A prominent group of American women, close friends of Madame Curie and devoted to the cause of America's fight against cancer, donated one…

The images which was taken by Charles Schroeder depicts Iranian [? or local] workers in the backyard of Schroeder's house. It portrays the way in which the locals were seen as archaic and unsophisticated: they are having lunch on the dirt ground…

The locals in Abadan Bazaar Street in front of the row houses that were occupied with workers.

Students of the 7th and 8th grades in the Overseas Schools in Abadan in the basketball. This mode of segregated [local vs. foreigners] schools became the accepted norm of schooling in the 'company towns'. Like their parents who were segregated,…

Finding the German Heimat from Igor Ekstajn on Vimeo.

The intense dynamic between the engineers and the “landscape advocates” involved in the Reichsautobahn designis best illustrated in the debate on how the highways should be laid upon landscape. The engineers, following the logic of the…

Construction workers in Berlin, view from above
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