Photo of the Day: Women of Tashkent, 1961

Soviet Uzbekistan Opened Doors for Women The social status of women in the countries of the middle east and Asia have become a hot topic around the world as the oil wars go on endlessly bringing scenes of veiled women … Continue reading

Women and Children in Tashkent, 1961

Photos from Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 1961 In 1961, Harvey and Alice Richards took their camera equipment and Harvey’s teenage son, Paul Richards, to the Soviet Union to make a film, A Visit to the Soviet Union, about Soviet women and children. … Continue reading