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.
Newspaper sellers on seat sticks, Berlin, 1927.
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.
Summer refreshment for city dwellers, 1925.
Rush hour, Berlin, 1927.
Sign on a barbershop announcing special prices for the unemployed, 1927.
Street scene, Berlin, 1928.
“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.
Friedrichstrasse, Berlin, ca. 1927.
School children, Berlin, 1925.
Erik Charell repeating with dancers in a music hall, Berlin, 1925.
Terrace Romanische Café in Berlin, 1925.