Vintage: The Golden Twenties in Berlin (1920s)

Vintage: The Golden Twenties in Berlin (1920s)


1920s Berlin was a city of many social contrasts. While a large part of the population continued to struggle with high unemployment and deprivations in the aftermath of World War I, the upper class of society, and a growing middle class, gradually rediscovered prosperity and turned Berlin into a cosmopolitan city.

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Newspaper sellers on seat sticks, Berlin, 1927.

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

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

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Summer refreshment for city dwellers, 1925.

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Rush hour, Berlin, 1927.

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Berlin, 1927.

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

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Street scene, Berlin, 1928.

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Berlin, 1925.

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Berlin, 1925.

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“Blutmai” in Berlin, 1929. Arrest after a street fight.

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

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Recalcitrance, Berlin, 1926.

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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.

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

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

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Friedrichstrasse, Berlin, ca. 1927.

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School children, Berlin, 1925.

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

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Terrace Romanische Café in Berlin, 1925.


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