Soviet homeless 1920‑ies

Soviet homeless 1920‑ies

Categories: Children | History

Former Museum of revolution reveals your photo collections to show portraits of children, whose share fell two wars, hunger and poverty.

Collection of photos of GTSMSIR formed with the 20‑ies of the last century, and consists of at least 180 thousand photographs and 160 thousand negatives. Despite the fact that the Museum, formerly known as the Museum of the revolution, a special role was given the thematic documents here for nearly a century, has accumulated a unique set of photographs of the life and everyday life of all segments of the population of Russia.

Soviet homeless 1920‑ies

Soviet homeless 1920‑ies

Homeless and starving children at the Nikolaevsky station. Moscow, 1920 (© the State Central Museum of contemporary history of Russia).

Homeless 1920s are the children of the First world war, revolution, terror and hunger. The most powerful children of their time. According to various sources, at the beginning of the 1920s in Russia, there were between 4 and 7 million children deprived of their homes and parents.

Soviet homeless 1920‑ies

Homeless. Moscow, 1922.

The young Soviet state declared the fight against homelessness political task, and in 1935 was officially declared complete elimination of abandonment and neglect. Maybe so, and maybe, for ideological reasons, but the Museum's photo archives on this subject is very small, and ends in the 1930's.

Soviet homeless 1920‑ies

Dustbin — dwelling homeless. Odessa, 1928.

In the Fund not more than two hundred photographs, the more this collection for posterity. With employees GTSMSIR we have selected for readers COLTA.RU images that best illustrate the life of street children, their homes and occupations, to perhaps better life in shelters.

Soviet homeless 1920‑ies

Street children playing cards, 1925.

Soviet homeless 1920‑ies

Homeless. Arkhangelsk, 1920s

Soviet homeless 1920‑ies

A group of homeless children. Moscow, 1922.

Soviet homeless 1920‑ies

Homeless boy with a dog. Samara, 1930.

Soviet homeless 1920‑ies

Registration of street children in the duty room school for homeless Moscow Department of education. Moscow, 1928.

Soviet homeless 1920‑ies

Homeless in the Dorm have a receiver listening to the radio. Moscow, 1925.

Soviet homeless 1920‑ies

Sessions with former street children. Moscow, 1925.

Soviet homeless 1920‑ies

The homeless shelter at the Smolensk Boulevard. Moscow, 1926.

Soviet homeless 1920‑ies

Two homeless on the street at the furnace. Chabalowski orphanage. Moscow, 1925.

Soviet homeless 1920‑ies

Help the starving Volga. Orphans whose parents died of starvation in an orphanage. Stavropol, 1921-1922.

Soviet homeless 1920‑ies

The fight against hunger and homelessness. The Volga region in 1921.

Soviet homeless 1920‑ies

Bathing a stray boy in the intercession of the receiver. Moscow, 1925.

Soviet homeless 1920‑ies

Training homeless. Moscow, 1926.

Soviet homeless 1920‑ies

Homeless on the parade. 1925.

Soviet homeless 1920‑ies

The fight against hunger and homelessness. The Volga region in 1921.

Soviet homeless 1920‑ies

The fight against hunger and homelessness. The Volga region in 1921.

Soviet homeless 1920‑ies

The fight against hunger and homelessness. In the infirmary. The Volga region in 1921.

Soviet homeless 1920‑ies

The fight against hunger and homelessness. The Volga region in 1921.

Keywords: History | USSR | Children | 20-e | Orphans | Street children

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