Entries Tagged as 'image collections'

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Zavod Diafoto glass slides

    Zavod “Diafoto“ : Reki i ozera SSSR : seriia 585, Sel’skoe khoziaistvo SSSR : seriia 98 The Davis Center Collection at Fung Library is pleased to announce the digitization of two rare glass slide collections dating from the Stalin era. Series 98. Agriculture of the U.S.S.R. (1940) consists of 43 sequentially numbered images […]

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

Slavic Poster Collection

    The Widener library has a unique collection of over 1500 posters from different Slavic countries (specifically Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Poland, Russia, Soviet Union and Ukraine). The collection dates from the beginning of the last quarter of the 20th century until the present. Despite the regional, cultural and stylistic differences, there is […]

Friday, July 15th, 2016

25 Years of Soviet Latvia : the photograph collection

  Padomju Latvijas 25. Gadadienai / 25 Years of Soviet Latvia HOLLIS # 010022937 In 1965 the USSR celebrated the 25th anniversary of the restoration of Soviet power in Latvia. The date was marked by festivals, a commemorative stamp, a special meeting of the Latvian Communist Party’s central committee, the opening of the now-famous restaurant […]

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

The Poliksena N. Shishkina-Iavein digital image collection

    The Poliksena N. Shishkina-Iavein digital image collection HOLLIS # 013606912 This new digital collection of over 140 images documents the life of Poliksena N. Shishkina-Iavein (1875-1947). A physician and leading member of the pre-revolutionary Russian feminist movement, she is best known for her pivotal role in securing the vote for Russia’s women in […]