Category: netherlands

Gas masks for protection from an atomic attack, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1958. Photo by Dolf Kruger.

(Geheugen van Nederland)

A Dutch marine in Rotterdam, Netherlands, 1934.

(Geheugen van Nederland)

Red Cross workers hold an exercise in Utrecht, Netherlands, September 10, 1967.

(Geheugen van Nederland)

Army exercises in the Netherlands, 1932.

(Geheugen van Nederland)

Demonstration model for a bomb shelter in Hillegom, Netherlands, 1939.

(Geheugen van Nederland)

Gondolas glide over the Expo 70 world’s fair in Osaka, Japan. Left to right are pavilions representing the Netherlands, Soviet Union, and Switzerland.

ON THIS DAY: A joke by Amsterdam eyewear designer Jan Oostman. The Netherlands, March 6, 1967. Photo by Jacques Klok.

(Koninklijke Bibliotheek)

50 YEARS AGO TODAY: Electronic dog at an exhibition on automation, Amsterdam, Netherlands, February 1, 1968. Photo by Ruud Hoff.

(Koninklijke Bibliotheek)

People in Amsterdam watch the solar eclipse of April 17, 1912. (So, is that just an eclipse-like blemish up there on the right? Perhaps it’s an joke from the person who created/developed the image?)

(Geheugen van Nederland)

Residents of Rotterdam, including a baker on a ladder, gather to observe the solar eclipse of April 17, 1912.

(Geheugen van Nederland)