Photo Gallery A Photographic Record of Life in East Germany

A Berlin resident's private collection of old photos has recently been acquired by the German National Archive -- and provides a unique look into everyday life in East Germany and the early days of the West.
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-KD05571 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-RF00845 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-KF11374 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-RF02630 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-KD04276 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-RF00936 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-KD04868 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-RF01618 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-KD01684 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-RF00174 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-KD00140 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-KF02652 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-KD01009 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-KF12839 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-KD01327 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-KF14958 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-KD00743 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-KD00759 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-KD04801 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-KD02476 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-KD01008 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-KF09283 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-KF03689 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-KF03258 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-KF07020 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-KF13794 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-KD00985 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-KD05623 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-KD04123 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-KD05741 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-KF03686 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-KF03570 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-KF00059 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-KD02731 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-KD03903 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-KD00539 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-KF02831 / Manfred Beier
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BArch, N 1648 Bild-KD04562 / Manfred Beier