Afghanistan Before Taliban

Photo credit: Dr. Bill Podlich via Bored Panda

When you think of Afghanistan, peace and tranquility don’t usually come to mind, but during the 1960s, things were very different. American university professor Dr. Bill Podlich took two-year leave of absence to work for UNESCO in Afghanistan during 1967, serving as the Expert of Principles of Education at the Higher Teachers College in Kabul, and captured these amazing images showing how life was back then. This was before the Soviets invaded Afghanistan in 1979, and before the Taliban rule. Continue reading for more images. Click here to view a few bonus pictures.

10. Higher Teachers College Of Kabul

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9. City Bus

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8. Kindergarten Show

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7. Busy Street Filled with High School Students

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6. Outdoor Clasroom

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5. Street Market

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4. Tea and Music

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3. The American International School Of Kabul

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2. Side Street

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1. Paghman Gardens

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