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The Old Kossuth
The national hero of Hungary Lajos Kossuth had this picture made when he was ninety years old on 13 December 1892 in studio...
Otto Neurath
The Austrian economist and Marxist Otto Neurath took refuge in England at the outbreak of the Second World War and died in there...
Yellow Trade Unions
The Viennese satirical magazine Neue Glühlichter (New Glow Lamps), started in 1889 as Glühlichter, portrayed the problem of the...
Gauls Against Nuclear Energy
Comic books such as Tintin, Asterix and Obelix and Suske and Wiske (Willy and Wanda) were very popular in the 70s and 80s in...
October in Vienna
The Viennese 1848 October Revolution started with the lynching of the minister of war. A rebellious crowd led by students tried...
Max Nettlau (1865-1944)
In well-informed circles, Max Nettlau was known as the 'Herodotus of Anarchy', the first and greatest historian of the anarchist...
Writers in Exile
The archive of publishing house Allert de Lange traversed the world, just as did the German language writers-in-exile who shaped...
Robert Danneberg
The Institute received an extraordinary supplement to the archives of Robert Danneberg (1885-1942). Danneberg was an important...
Martha Tausk
As a young woman, Martha Tausk was among the female champions of socialism in Austria. From 1919 to 1927, she served on both the...
Germany and Central Europe Collection Guide
The IISH collections on Germany and German speaking countries in Central Europe cover the period beginning with the democratic...
Central European Crossroads
During the four decades of the communist regime in Czechoslovakia a vast literature on working-class movements has been produced...
Unruly Masses
Fin-de-Siécle Vienna has become the glorified icon of innovative modernism in the arts and letters. Yet the misery of the masses...
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