Easter public prayer in St. Peter and St. Paul's former Cathedral on April 15, 2012

Easter public prayer in Peter and Paul's former Cathedral on April 15, 2012
Photo album prepared by  Svetlana Kovalchuk

 

Riga in the first days of German occupation (Yuly, 1941)

Riga in the first days of German occupation (Yuly, 1941).

Photo album prepared by Andrey Zuyev.

Poets and writers of Russian foreignness

Sketches of Russan Poets and Writers by Eugene Klimoff(1901-1990).

Eugene Klimoff

Riga anr its Citizens at the beginning of the 20th Century

A series of Cards of the collector Andrey Zuyev.

Rīga at the Turn of the 20th Century

Photo album prepared by A.Zuyev.

About Past wthout Nostalgy

The historu of the settlement and the town of Stuchka (from 1991 - Aizkraukle), that appeared during the consrtuction of Pļaviņu HES in 1960, shown by collectioner Andrei Zuyev.

 

Album prepared by A.Zuyev.

Photo album from the archives of the Russian orthodox believers’ family the Petrovs from the Riga workmen suburbs

Photo album from the archives of the Russian orthodox believers’ family the Petrovs  from the Riga workmen suburbs.
The photo album  is prepared by: G.Petrov, S.Kovalchuk, T.Feigmane.

Collection of photos of the construction of Plavinas HES on the river Daugava

This construction took place in 1961-1966. Nowadays this Plavinas HES is the biggest in   capacity (868,5 mwt) in the Baltics and the second in the European Union.
The photo album is prepared by Andrey Zuev.

Photo album of the works of the painter Pyotr Shetokhin

Pyotr Shetokhin was born in Riga in 1930 in the family of the hereditary Riga inhabitants.After the Second World War he graduated from Riga architecture and arts school. Heused to decorate shop windows, simultaneously mastering painting. He is the author ofabout 1000 pictures. Landscapes, still-life and flowers occupy the main place in hiscreative activity.
The photo album is prepared by P.Shetokhin and T.Feigmane.

Photo album from the archives of the Lunskies and the Shetokhins families

The Lunsky`s and the Shetokhin`s families belong to the hereditary Riga inhabitants. Vladimir Lunsky was the main province and synodal architect of Lifland. Vladimir Shetokhin was notable for his good voice and maintained an opera studio in Riga in 1920-1930. The Lunskies and the Shetokhins became related to each other in 1916, and as the result of the marriage there appeared two children: Zoya and Petr (see  his photo album).
The photo album is prepared by P.Shetokhin and T.Feigmane.

Photos and documents from the archives of Larisa Chukhina (1913-2002)

Larisa Chukhina (nee Stobuvnik) in 1939 graduated from the philosophical department of   Stefan Batori University in Vilnius, though her scientific career was interrupted by the war. Larisa Chukhina came to Riga in 1948, but for long years she was deprived of working in her speciality. She had to study again for the second time at the Leningrad University (1964). In 1967 she defended her candidate thesis, and in 1985 she defended her doctor thesis. From 1967 she was working in the Institute of History of the Academy of Sciences of the LSSR. From 1981 till her death she was working at the Institute of philosophy and law (from 1991 also at the Institute of philosophy and sociology of the Latvian University).
The photo album is prepared by S.Chukhin, S.Kovalchuk, T.Feigmane.
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