‘Flashback’ is a project which demonstrates that a single image has a history behind it. The program offers detailed information about that particular year or century when the photograph was taken.
The initiative was approved by the general public, and on January 14, 2016, a decree was issued approving the Thanksgiving Day and the date of its annual celebration. It became March 1.
In the second half of the 19th century, from the central regions of Russia, the resettlement of peasants began. You will learn about this and other pre-revolutionary immigrants in Kazakhstan in this issue.
Does the same youth palace still exist? You will learn about this in this video.
On the verge of 19th and 20th centuries, an unknown author has photographed one of the main events in Kazakh village’s life.
Interesting wedding tradition, captured in the pictures, called “Kempir Oldi” – “The death of an old woman”.
Konstantin von Kauffman was an outstanding Russian military leader.
The photograph illustrates the aftermath of the disaster that occurred in 55 kilometres from the centre of the Soviet Kazakhstan.
The shot was taken in 1880 in the Semipalatinsk region.
Kazakh housewives utilized some handy materials for soap making – ash and animals’ bones.