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The Bokan family share a meager meal marking three hundred days without the consumption of bread.

The photo depicts members of the Bokan family sharing a meager meal during the famine. The family posed for the photo to mark 300 days since they had ...

The Bokan family share a meager meal marking three hundred days without the consumption of bread.
Nikolai Bokan and three of his sons commemorate the death of Konstantin Bokan, who died of starvation.

Nikolai Bokan and three of his sons – Boris, Lev-Leonid, and Aleksandr – commemorate the death of their son and brother, Konstantin, who died of ...

Nikolai Bokan and three of his sons commemorate the death of Konstantin Bokan, who died of starvation.
Photo Display Board: "Our Past and Present in Photos"

A photo display board created by Nikolai Bokan in 1936. The board offers a timeline of events in the life of Nikolai Bokan and his family, ranging ...

Photo Display Board: "Our Past and Present in Photos"
Emaciated woman in heavy coat and work boots stands near a factory in Ukraine

In the original photo, we see a tall thin woman standing, as if waiting, near a modern, new factory building. She is wearing a heavy coat, although ...

Emaciated woman in heavy coat and work boots stands near a factory in Ukraine
An empty, broken-down farmhouse in Ukraine

An empty farmhouse stands by the road, its roof disintegrating. In his memoir, Wienerberger recalls visiting a Ukrainian village in the spring. ...

An empty, broken-down farmhouse in Ukraine
Mother sitting on a sidewalk in Kharkiv, feeds her starving children

A destitute mother sits against the side of a large institutional building in the city, her children beside her. She holds a metal can with perhaps ...

Mother sitting on a sidewalk in Kharkiv, feeds her starving children
A male factory worker in his temporary shelter on the outskirts of Kharkiv

In what appears to be an open, uncultivated field, a man sits in his temporary dwelling. The tiny shelter is slightly raised off the ground and made ...

A male factory worker in his temporary shelter on the outskirts of Kharkiv
A group of homeless children on a rock pile in Kharkiv

Several children sit on a pile of rocks. The rock pile looks like construction debris against a tall wooden fence, and in the foreground one sees at ...

A group of homeless children on a rock pile in Kharkiv
A farm woman, victim of starvation, lies behind a cart near a marketplace in Kharkiv

Hidden from public view, a woman lies huddled near a cart. Her feet are bound in rags. In the near distance, a very lean horse stands near another ...

A farm woman, victim of starvation, lies behind a cart near a marketplace in Kharkiv
Mass grave burial site near Kharkiv with many new burial mounds

We see a new mass burial site on the edge of the city, similar to that portrayed in PD22, with numerous mass graves for the unnamed victims of famine ...

Mass grave burial site near Kharkiv with many new burial mounds
My Journey through Famine-Stricken Russia!

Williams, Whiting. “My Journey Through Famine-Stricken Russia,” Answers (weekly). London, February 24, 1934, pp.16-17,28. The first of a 2-part ...

My Journey through Famine-Stricken Russia!

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