Institute of Historical and Cultural Anthropology

Photo collection - 1930s

The photos deal with customs (especially carnival), crafts, traditional costumes, farmhouse, and settlement. Most of the photos were taken by employees of the institute during excursions. In addition, purchases were made from regional and national professional photographers and photographers: With Hans Retzlaff/Berlin (over 300 photos), Lydia Schwab/Göppingen, Illenberger/Stuttgart, Bruno Kerschner/Salzburg, Foto Strähle/Schorndorf as well as with the Deutsches Auslandsinstitut in Stuttgart and the Österreichische Landesbildstelle in Vienna. There is also a photo series on the 1935-1937 professional competitions of the German crafts from Foto Euler/Göppingen.