From 1967-1968, Dr. Bill Podlich took a leave of absence from Arizona State University to join UNESCO, teaching in the Higher Teachers College of Kabul, Afghanistan. He took many photographs
Rafaela Persson photographed
female drug addicts and their children in Afghanistan
. [more inside]
Once Upon a Time in Afghanistan.
"It is important to know that disorder, terrorism, and violence against schools that educate girls are not inevitable. I want to show Afghanistan's youth of today how their parents and grandparents really lived."
Many photographs of the landscapes and people of Afghanistan as was. 'Searching the internet at the beginning of the year 2001 for "Kabul & museum" or for
"Bamiyan" displays alarming news. This is why I'd like to put my old photographs of Afghanistan of the years 1969, 1970, and 1974 into the WWW to preserve a vivid memory
of the treasures collected in the museum in Darulaman and of an Afghanistan as it used to be years ago ... ' (Also in German
Related :- Lost
and Stolen Images: Afghanistan
, including a section on the Bamiyan Buddhas and some images from the
Kabul Museum (via the Huntingdon Archive
of Buddhist and related art).
Kabul revisited (TOI photos by Siddharth Varadarajan)
- The Times of India doesn't say more about this photo gallery.