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Pipes—"not yet lowered into the ground"—on Potsdamer Platz, 1935

A baker on a bike in the streets of Berlin, around 1937. Screenshots from Leo de Laforgue's film Berlin wie es war

The window display of a butcher's shop in Lietzenburger Straße, Berlin, 1930s

Construction workers in Berlin, view from above

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…

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…

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…

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