Αθηνα 1926 οδοκαθαριστης - streat cleaner of Athens 1926

streat cleaner of Athens 1926 - Αθηνα 1926 οδοκαθαριστης

Η Βασιλίσσης Σοφίας την περίοδο 1870-74. Photo: Sébah, Pascal (1823-1886)

Η Βασιλίσσης Σοφίας την περίοδο 1870-74. Photo: Sébah, Pascal (1823-1886)

Greek woman from Smyrna, an important Aegean coastal town, today in Turkey. Many locales were named after Smyrna, notably in the USA. There's a "Smyrna" in the states of California, Delaware, Georgia, Maine, Michigan, North-Carolina & South-Carolina, Tennessee ... and two of them in New York. The original town itself cannot be called "Smyrna" however. The Turks insist that "Izmir", the Turkish mispronunciation of its name, must instead be used in all languages.

A young Greek woman from Smyrna, Asia Minor (modern day Izmir, Turkey) in traditional folk dress, taken in

Ωδείο Ηρώδου Αττικού 1928-1935 Φωτογράφος Walter Hege Αρχείο Bildarchiv Foto Marburg. (Liza"s Photographic Archive of Greece)

Ωδείο Ηρώδου Αττικού 1928-1935 Φωτογράφος Walter Hege Αρχείο Bildarchiv Foto Marburg. (Liza"s Photographic Archive of Greece)

Νεαρός πλανόδιος πωλητής γλυκών στο λιμάνι. Δεκαετία 1910

Νεαρός πλανόδιος πωλητής γλυκών στο λιμάνι. Δεκαετία 1910

Οδός Ερμού την περίοδο του μεσοπολέμου

Οδός Ερμού την περίοδο του μεσοπολέμου

Refugees from the interior of Asia Minor await to board ships at the port of Smyrna. It is worth noting there are only old men, women and children, all males between the ages of 15-60 having been sent into the interior and massacred. (August 1922).

Refugees from the interior of Asia Minor await to board ships at the port of Smyrna. It is worth noting there are only old men, women and children, all males between the ages of having been sent into the interior and massacred.

THESSALONIKI IN THE OTTOMAN TIME (GREECE), SALONIKA & OSMANLI ZAMANINDA SELANİK (YUNANİSTAN) Ve BALKANLAR 1895-1912 Osmanlı Dönemi Fotoğrafları & SELANİK

THESSALONIKI IN THE OTTOMAN TIME (GREECE), SALONIKA & OSMANLI ZAMANINDA SELANİK (YUNANİSTAN) Ve BALKANLAR 1895-1912 Osmanlı Dönemi Fotoğrafları & SELANİK

Refugees in Greece, 1922

and violent expulsions of ethnic Greeks from Asia Minor and Muslims from Greece, as told not only by historians but also the refugees themselves.

Αρναούτηδες με ναργιλέδες σε καφενεδάκι το 1890

Αρναούτηδες με ναργιλέδες σε καφενεδάκι το 1890

Νομός Χανίων, 1919, Δύο νεαροί βοσκοί στους Λάκκους

Νομός Χανίων, 1919, Δύο νεαροί βοσκοί στους Λάκκους

The refugee camp at Salonica, Ambelokipoi 1923

The refugee camp at Salonica, Ambelokipoi 1923

Από το λιμάνι μέχρι τον Λευκό Πύργο - 1920

Από το λιμάνι μέχρι τον Λευκό Πύργο - 1920

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