Simple Muscovites of the 1950s through the eyes of an American

Simple Muscovites of the 1950s through the eyes of an American

Categories: History | Society

Thanks to the endless archives of LIFE magazine, we have a wonderful opportunity to go back in time and look into the eyes of our predecessors, who are so similar to us, but at the same time, completely different.

Evaluate for yourself a selection of photos taken back in 1956 by photographer Lisa Larsen. She became the first woman to receive the Photographer of the Year award, worked at LIFE under a contract from 1950 to 1958 and visited many times. In the selection, colorful portraits of Muscovites, according to which you can make an impression about that time.

Simple Muscovites of the 1950s through the eyes of an American

Simple Muscovites of the 1950s through the eyes of an American

Stadium cleaning

Simple Muscovites of the 1950s through the eyes of an American

Lunch

Simple Muscovites of the 1950s through the eyes of an American

Greenhouse workers

Simple Muscovites of the 1950s through the eyes of an American

Women buy vegetables at the market

Simple Muscovites of the 1950s through the eyes of an American

Facial peeling in a barber shop

Road worker

Simple Muscovites of the 1950s through the eyes of an American

Women at the entrance to the store

Simple Muscovites of the 1950s through the eyes of an American

Girls prepare food

Simple Muscovites of the 1950s through the eyes of an American

Department store employee

Simple Muscovites of the 1950s through the eyes of an American

Granddaughter and grandmother

Simple Muscovites of the 1950s through the eyes of an American

Puppet Theater

Flower sellers

Simple Muscovites of the 1950s through the eyes of an American

Family

Simple Muscovites of the 1950s through the eyes of an American

Meeting of the Social Insurance Committee

Simple Muscovites of the 1950s through the eyes of an American

Mom and daughter in the dining room

Simple Muscovites of the 1950s through the eyes of an American

Manicurist and client

Simple Muscovites of the 1950s through the eyes of an American

At the store

Athlete Galina Zybina

Simple Muscovites of the 1950s through the eyes of an American

Athlete Galina Vinogradova prepares breakfast

Simple Muscovites of the 1950s through the eyes of an American

Galina Vinogradova is studying at the medical Institute

Simple Muscovites of the 1950s through the eyes of an American

Athlete Nina Dumbadze

Simple Muscovites of the 1950s through the eyes of an American

Young swimmers

Simple Muscovites of the 1950s through the eyes of an American

Director of a tobacco factory

Factory girl

Simple Muscovites of the 1950s through the eyes of an American

Simple Muscovites of the 1950s through the eyes of an American

Director of the maternity hospital

Simple Muscovites of the 1950s through the eyes of an American

Two girls sing in a kindergarten

Simple Muscovites of the 1950s through the eyes of an American

Girl with a guy in a boat

Simple Muscovites of the 1950s through the eyes of an American

Pioneers

Pregnant girls at a doctor's appointment

Simple Muscovites of the 1950s through the eyes of an American

Girls at work

Simple Muscovites of the 1950s through the eyes of an American

Perming

Simple Muscovites of the 1950s through the eyes of an American

A woman buys her daughter ice cream

Simple Muscovites of the 1950s through the eyes of an American

At the GUM shop window

Keywords: 1950s | 50s | Girls | Women | People | USSR

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