CDR-1310: SR Set: Between two World Wars and the Rise of Naziism

This set highlights the dramatic political, cultural and social changes that changed Europe and Russia between the world wars. While the Russian Revolution of 1917 ushered in a Communist revolutionary wave over many countries, economic woes in Germany after World War I made way for the Weimar Republic, with Berlin becoming a thriving center of new art movements. Artists used satire to attack the evils of war and its devastating consequences, while urbanization prompted new housing construction methods and types. The Bauhaus school revolutionized architecture and the arts and intellectual pursuits flourished. With rising economic tensions and continuing resentment about conditions forced upon Germany at Versailles, the Nazi party continued to gain ground until Adolf Hitler’s delusions finally sunk all of Europe and Russia into darkness at the end of World War II. We look back one hundred years to the start of World War I and at some of the ingenious inventions and devastating consequences of the two world wars on Germany and the world, in the hope that future wars can be prevented.



Pgb-0087
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Title: Friedrich-Ebert Siedlung
Creator(s): Bruno Taut
Description: detail of Apartment Building bridging the street
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pgb-0088
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Title: Friedrich-Ebert Siedlung
Creator(s): Bruno Taut
Description: view within settlement, showing containment
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pgb-0089
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Title: Friedrich-Ebert Siedlung
Creator(s): Bruno Taut
Description: Facade detail: window and entrance
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pgb-0135
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Title: Printer's Union Building
Creator(s): Bruno Taut
Description: View of Facade along Street
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pgb-0137
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Title: Printer's Union Building
Creator(s): Bruno Taut
Description: detail of entrance, brick work
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pgb-0137a
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Title: Printer's Union Building
Creator(s): Bruno Taut
Description: upper facade detail
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pgb-0093
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Title: Siedlung Onkel-Tom's-Hütte (Gross-Siedlung Zehlendorf)
Creator(s): Bruno Taut
Description: Facade of Apartments on S Side of Argentinische Allee
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pgb-0136
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Title: Printer's Union Building
Creator(s): Bruno Taut
Description: Facade, view looking up
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pgb-0094
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Title: Siedlung Onkel-Tom's-Hütte (Gross-Siedlung Zehlendorf)
Creator(s): Bruno Taut
Description: Apartment blocks on N side of Argentinische Allee
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pgb-0095
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Title: Siedlung Onkel-Tom's-Hütte (Gross-Siedlung Zehlendorf)
Creator(s): Bruno Taut
Description: Row houses on Wilski Strasse
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pgb-0096
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Title: Siedlung Onkel-Tom's-Hütte (Gross-Siedlung Zehlendorf)
Creator(s): Bruno Taut
Description: Green, red Row Houses, Street view
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pgb-0097
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Title: Siedlung Onkel-Tom's-Hütte (Gross-Siedlung Zehlendorf)
Creator(s): Bruno Taut
Description: Green, red Row Houses, Street Intersection
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pgb-0098
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Title: Siedlung Onkel-Tom's-Hütte (Gross-Siedlung Zehlendorf)
Creator(s): Bruno Taut
Description: Green, red Row Houses, Entrance detail
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pgb-0090
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Title: Siedlung Schillerpark
Creator(s): Bruno Taut
Description: General view of Apartment Block
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pgb-0091
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Title: Siedlung Schillerpark
Creator(s): Bruno Taut
Description: view of open arrangement of apartment blocks
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pgb-0092
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Title: Siedlung Schillerpark
Creator(s): Bruno Taut
Description: view of garden between buildings
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pgb-0078
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Title: The Hufeisen Siedlung
Creator(s): Bruno Taut
Description: Overall view of entrance façade with pedestrian access
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pgb-0079
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Title: The Hufeisen Siedlung
Creator(s): Bruno Taut
Description: Closer view of entrance façade with pedestrian space
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pgb-0080
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Title: The Hufeisen Siedlung
Creator(s): Bruno Taut
Description: Garden façade of apartments
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pgb-0081
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Title: The Hufeisen Siedlung
Creator(s): Bruno Taut
Description: Garden façade with park, pond
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pgb-0081a
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Title: The Hufeisen Siedlung
Creator(s): Bruno Taut
Description: Garden façade with park, pedestrian path
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pgb-0082
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Title: The Hufeisen Siedlung
Creator(s): Bruno Taut
Description: Apartment façade detail
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pgb-0083
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Title: The Hufeisen Siedlung
Creator(s): Bruno Taut
Description: Peripheral buildings at S with shopping node
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pgb-0084
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Title: The Hufeisen Siedlung
Creator(s): Bruno Taut
Description: Peripheral buildings at E, "Red Front"
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pgb-0085
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Title: The Hufeisen Siedlung
Creator(s): Bruno Taut
Description: View of Row House (end unit) with pedestrian path
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pgb-0133
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Title: The Hufeisen Siedlung
Creator(s): Bruno Taut
Description: view of wrap-around windows
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pgb-0134
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Title: The Hufeisen Siedlung
Creator(s): Bruno Taut
Description: view of corner store
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Dva-5499
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Title: 64 Old Church Street
Creator(s): Erich Mendelsohn
Serge Chermayeff
Description: general view
Vendor: Davis Art Images
Ngb-0115
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Title: Einstein Tower
Creator(s): Erich Mendelsohn
Description: Frontal View of Tower
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Nga-0025
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Title: Einstein Tower
Creator(s): Erich Mendelsohn
Description: View of the Old (Previous)Brick Tower
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Nga-0026
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Title: Einstein Tower
Creator(s): Erich Mendelsohn
Description: detail of previous tower: brick work
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Ngb-0116
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Title: Einstein Tower
Creator(s): Erich Mendelsohn
Description: Overall view from left side
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Ngb-0116a
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Title: Einstein Tower
Creator(s): Erich Mendelsohn
Description: Einstein Research Park, prime view from NW
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Ngb-0116b
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Title: Einstein Tower
Creator(s): Erich Mendelsohn
Description: Close view from NNW
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Ngb-0117
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Title: Einstein Tower
Creator(s): Erich Mendelsohn
Description: detail of entrance level and staircase and restored facade showing signs of deterioration
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Ngb-0117a
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Title: Einstein Tower
Creator(s): Erich Mendelsohn
Description: Rear view from SW
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Ngb-0118
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Title: Einstein Tower
Creator(s): Erich Mendelsohn
Description: close detail of downspout and window
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Ngb-0141
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Title: Einstein Tower
Creator(s): Erich Mendelsohn
Description: Einstein Solar Observation Tower model. View from front
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pgb-0049
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Title: Metal Workers' Union
Creator(s): Erich Mendelsohn
Description: Total from South
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pgb-0291
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Title: Mosse Haus, Publishing Offices
Creator(s): Erich Mendelsohn
Description: View SW twd corner of Jerusalemer- and Schützenstrasse
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.