Thursday, September 8, 2016

50 Wonderful Color Snapshots Documented Daily Life of West Germany in the late 1950s

These wonderful photos were taken by a member of Huebner family that documented the daily life of West Germany in 1958 in a trip to Europe.


Autobahn bridge over the Lahn River, Limburg an der Lahn, 22 June 1958

Bamberg, West Germany, 29 June 1958

Bingerbrück and Bingen am Rhein with Rüdesheim in the background across the Rhine, June 1958

Bombed-out building in Munich, 21 or 22 July 1958

BP service station in Stuttgart, July 1958

Building in Goslar, 26 June 1958

Building in Stuttgart, 25 July 1958

Burg Katz above St. Goarshausen, along the Rhine River, June 1958

Ehrenbreitstein Castle along the Rhine River, June 1958

German boy with goat, Soest, 25 June 1958

German schoolchildren somewhere in the Rhineland, West Germany, 24 June 1958

German schoolchildren somewhere in the Rhineland, West Germany, 24 June 1958

Half-timbered buildings, Soest, 25 June 1958

Haystacks somewhere in the Rhineland, June 1958

Haystacks somewhere in the Rhineland, June 1958

Man demonstrating the height of the grain in a field somewhere in the Rhineland, 24 June 1958

Minster in Ulm, West Germany, 23 July 1958

Mittnachtbau Building on Königstraße Street, Stuttgart, 25 July 1958

Modernist building in Stuttgart, July 1958

Modernist post office in Stuttgart, 26 July 1958

Nymphenburg Palace, Munich, 23 July 1958

Nymphenburg Palace, Munich, 23 July 1958

Pedestrians in Goslar, 26 June 1958

Postwar reconstruction of the New Palace (Neues Schloss), Stuttgart, July 1958

Pouring a glass of apple juice by a field somewhere in the Rhineland, 24 June 1958

Roadway somewhere between Soest and Goslar, 25 or 26 June 1958

Rural scenery somewhere in the Rhineland, 24 June 1958

Schulstraße, Germany's first pedestrian zone, Stuttgart, July 1958

Schulstraße, Germany's first pedestrian zone, Stuttgart, July 1958

Soest, West Germany, 25 June 1958

Somewhere in Bavaria, 19 July 1958

Street in Goslar, 26 June 1958

Street scene in Bamberg, June 1958

Street scene with horse-drawn cart in Goslar, 26 June 1958

The bombed-out New Palace (Neues Schloss) and gardens, Stuttgart, 25 July 1958

The Breuninger department store, Stuttgart, 25 July 1958

The Collegiate Church (Stiftskirche), Stuttgart, 25 July 1958

The East Gate, Soest, 25 June 1958

The Heidelberg University library, Heidelberg, 21 June 1958

The Neckar River and Heidelberg Castle from the top of the Königstuhl, Heidelberg, 21 June 1958

The New Palace (Neues Schloss) and gardens, Stuttgart, July 1958

The town hall in Munich, July 1958

The Wiesenkirche, Soest, 25 June 1958

The Wiesenkirche, Soest, 25 June 1958

Traffic in Munich, July 1958

View of the Neckar River and Heidelberg, 21 June 1958

View of the Rhine and Heidelberg Castle from the top of the Königstuhl, Heidelberg, 21 June 1958

Wagon with sugar beets in Bavaria, July 1958

Weinhaus (Wine House) Schultes, from 1657, Limburg an der Lahn, 22 June 1958

Woman in the Mercedes 180D somewhere along the Rhine River, 24 June 1958

(Photos from Huebner Family Photos)

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