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Old photos of Birobidzhan, Jewish Autonomous Oblast
Coat of arms Birobidzhan

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History of city in photos

A small historical reference

Geography: Birobidzhan - the center of the Jewish Autonomous Region, located in the north-east of the region, on the banks of Bira. Date of establishment - 1915. Previous name - Tikhonkaya station (until 1931). The city history begins in 1912 with a base at the Amur railway station quietly named after located at this place homestead - Sopka quietly.

Date of foundation: 1912, previous name - the station Tikhonkaya (until 1931)

History: In April 1928 start arriving the first Jewish settlers, created the farm - tailoring, shoe, brick. In the early 1930s, about 1,400 Jewish immigrants arrived in Birobidzhan from abroad - the US, Argentina, Europe, Palestine and other countries. In town there are small businesses - furniture Artel "Birobidzhan" (production of bentwood chairs) and "Mehmebelschik", construction carts - blacksmith guild "Wheel of Revolution", woodworking factory "Details", opened the first two shops garment factory. Began construction the plant of transport (cart), plywood, knitwear, footwear, fulling factories.

Population: 74 559

Sights:

Birobidzhan. Oktyabrskaya Street
Oktyabrskaya Street
Birobidzhan. Oktyabrskaya Street
Oktyabrskaya Street
Birobidzhan. The building of Region Executive Committee, 1938
The building of Region Executive Committee, 1938
Birobidzhan. Railway Station Square
Railway Station Square
Birobidzhan. Artel by the manufacture of bent furniture
Artel by the manufacture of bent furniture
Birobidzhan. Barack, 1930th
Barack, 1930th
Birobidzhan. Water tower
Water tower at railway station (perhaps station In)
Birobidzhan. Railroad station
Railroad station (perhaps station Obluchye)
Birobidzhan. Commune 'Youth'
Commune "Youth"
Birobidzhan. Shop of the consumer society
Shop of the consumer society (perhaps station In)
Birobidzhan. Shop of the consumer society
Shop of the consumer society (perhaps station In)
Birobidzhan. The building of a garment factory
The building of a garment factory
Birobidzhan. Bridge
Bridge
Birobidzhan. Troop of SDAHB
Troop of SDAHB (Society of assistance to defense, aviation and chemical building), 1930
Birobidzhan. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city
Birobidzhan. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city
Birobidzhan. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city (perhaps station Obluchye)
Birobidzhan. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city (perhaps station Obluchye)
Birobidzhan. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city (perhaps station Obluchye)
Birobidzhan. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city (perhaps station Obluchye)
Birobidzhan. Artel for the production of suitcases
Artel for the production of suitcases
Birobidzhan. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city (perhaps station Obluchye)
Birobidzhan. Barns near the railway station
Barns near the railway station
Birobidzhan. Sholem Aleichem Street, 1949
Sholem Aleichem Street, 1949

Photos posted on the website in accordance with Article 7, paragraph 1 of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of 9 September 1886, the term of protection which is fifty years after the author's death.

After this period photos it becomes public domain. The participants of the Berne Convention are 167 States.


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