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April 28, 2015

30 Amazing Vintage Photographs That Capture Everyday Life in Berlin During the 1920s

The Golden Twenties in Berlin was a vibrant period in the history of Berlin, Germany, Europe and the history of the world in general. After the Greater Berlin Act the city became the third largest municipality in the world.

Berlin experienced its heyday as a major world city and was known for its leadership roles in science, the humanities, music, film, higher education, government, diplomacy, industries and military affairs.

These 30 amazing vintage photographs below will show daily life of Berlin during the 1920s.

Newspaper sellers on seat sticks, Berlin, 1927.

Street scene, Berlin, 1928.

Friedrichstrasse, Berlin, ca. 1927.

Berlin, 1927.

School children, Berlin, 1925.

Erik Charell repeating with dancers in a music hall, Berlin, 1925.

Terrace Romanische Café in Berlin, 1925.

A Berlin cabaret act, 1927.

The sculptor and engraver Renée Sintenis and her Studebaker in Berlin, 1928.

Max Krehan's Ceramics Workshop at the Weimar Bauhaus, 1924.

In 1923, the #Berlin Tempelhof airport was opened. Its 1st building? A small hut for the first construction workers.

Margo Lion and Wilhelm Bendow, Berlin, 1927.

Summer refreshment for city dwellers, 1925.

Rush hour, Berlin,  1927.

Berlin, 1927.

Fun at the Wannsee, Berlin, 1925.

Cabaret dancers, 1927.

Sign on a barbershop announcing special prices for the unemployed, 1927.

ca. 1925.

Berlin, 1925.

Berlin, 1925.

"Blutmai" in Berlin, 1929. Arrest after a street fight.

From 1924 to 1929, between the end of hyperinflation and the stock market crash.

Recalcitrance, Berlin, 1926.

The election Sunday in Berlin, which was operated with great propaganda acts by any party from. Propaganda cars of the Communist Party when crossing the Alexanderplatz. Berlin, 1924.

Karl-Liebknecht-Haus, the KPD's headquarters from 1926 to 1933.

Archive election campaign of the Communist Party in food at the presidential election in March 1925.

Cocaine dealer "Koks Emil" on the streets in Berlin, 1929.

Schauspielhaus in Berlin, 1925.

Hiding cocaine, Berlin, 1925.


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