1940. A view of the building of the Elizabeth Knolstichting at the Eikenplein in Amsterdam. The foundation was established in 1886 by Johanna Elisabeth Sophia Otter-Knoll (1818-1900) as a retirement home for unmarried protestant women over 55 years of age. The building was finished and opened in 1912. Currently, the space in the building is rented as office space. Photo Hans de Korte. #amsterdam #1940 #ElizabethKnolstichting #Eikenplein
After the proclamation of the State of Israel the flags went out at Jewisch institutions at the Johannes Vermeerstraat in Amsterdam-Zuid. Photo New Israelietisch Weekblad/Collectie Joods Historisch Museum Amsterdam.
1942. A view of the Professor Tulpplein with tram line 8 in Amsterdam. The Professor Tulpplein is located between the Sarphatistraat and the aan de Singelgracht bordering Huddekade. The square is named after Nicolaes Tulp (1593-1674), physician and Mayor of Amsterdam. On the left the entrance of the Amstel Hotel. #amsterdam #1942 #ProfessorTulpplein
1941. A view of the Willemsstraat in the Jordaan neighborhood in Amsterdam seen in the direction of the Brouwersgracht. The Willemsstraat is a street and former canal located between the Brouwersgracht and Lijnbaansgracht. Before the Willemsstraat was filled in, in 1857, it was called the Goudsbloemgracht. The latter canal was constructed when, in 1612, the Brouwersgracht was dug. Photo Archief Gemeentelijke Dienst Volkshuisvesting. #amsterdam #1941 #Willemsstraat #Jordaan
1940’s. A view of the corner Maanstraat and Orionstraat in the Tuindorp Oostzaan neighborhood of Amsterdam. Photo G. v. d. Bosch. #amsterdam #Maanstraat #Orionstraat
1940 - 1945. View on café-restaurant Lido at the Leidsekade in Amsterdam. In the foreground a gondola in the Singelgracht. In the background the Leidsebrug and the American Hotel. After a successful run as a café-restaurant in the 1950s, the Lido served between the mid-1960s and the mid-1970s as society of the Amsterdam Studenten Corps. In the two decades following it gradually fell into disrepair. Photo Vigevano. #amsterdam #1950 #lido
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