Sunday, November 1, 2015

Damascus 50 Years Ago – 20 Beautiful Color Photos Show What Syria's Capital City Looked Like in the Mid-1960s

Syria has been the site of one of the worst conflicts on Earth for the past four and a half years. The most recognizable images of the country today depict bombed-out buildings, piles of rubble, and displaced citizens.

A collection of beautiful images taken fifty years ago by Charles W. Cushman are a stark contrast.

(Photos: Charles W. Cushman Photograph Collection/Indiana University Archives, via Business Insider)

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