The Soviet Union '50s through the eyes of American photographer: very rare footage
Douglas Smith - American historian, who showed the world the rare pictures 50s USSR. He found them in the house Manhoffa Martin, who was a former US diplomat and worked in the USSR, but in '54 he was deported on suspicion of espionage.
A worker in a sheepskin coat and warm gloves, in one of the coldest days of winter, looking into the camera photos.
Street on the bank of the Moskva River in Moscow.
Martin Mahoff traveled throughout the Soviet Union and made more than 1,000 images that were just recently in the network.
Returning to the US after being deported from the Soviet Union, Manhoff hid his unique images at his home in Washington state, where they have lain for 60 years.
Trolley and several cars on a flooded street in Kiev after a summer shower. Major Martin Manhoff made this picture from his car.
The view from the window to the street in Murmansk.
Flags of the RSFSR and the Ukrainian SSR on the houses in Kiev, 1954.
Ostankino Palace - the former summer residence of the Sheremetev, and now - the Moscow Museum-Estate "Ostankino".
The funeral procession on the square in Moscow.
happy boy on a bench near Novospassky Monastery - the first monastery in the Russian capital, which was founded in 1490.
A woman returns to the house with a bucket of water.
Soviet youth in Kuskovo - the former estate of the Sheremetev Counts, which was established in the mid-18th century in the east of Moscow.
And in this picture school student posing for the camera. Picture taken in Kolomna - a former residence of the king, and today - the State Historical-Architectural and Natural Landscape Museum-Reserve. Get to Kolomna, you can drive south from the center of the capital in the direction of Kolomna.
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