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1. The Big 100

This year marks the centennial of the Bolshevik Revolution. Here's what that looks like, plus gas, cats, and seals (state seals, that is).

Tags: cats, pollution, Chelyabinsk, 1917, Revolution, Bolshevik, Russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
2. 1917 Diary

All this year, in connection with the centennial of the 1917 revolutions, Calendar has offered readers a view of that year through the eyes of contemporaries. This issue we conclude the series with a look at what was going on in the pivotal months of November and December 1917.

Tags: 1917, revolution
3. Scenes from the Road

Select images from the Children of 1917 book and film project.

Tags: history, 1917, centenarians
4. A Finnish Finish

Our last stop on the Children of 1917 expedition was Finland, namely Tampere, the country's second largest city, where we met our final two heroes.

Tags: 1917, war, Finland
By Paul E. Richardson
5. A Good Butcher

In which a retired Polish butcher explains how to live to be 100 and serenades us on his trumpet.

Tags: Poland, 1917
By Paul E. Richardson
6. What a Difference a Border Makes

On borders, learning Polish, the influence of culture, and the importance of a sense of humor.

Tags: Kaliningrad, children of 1917, 1917
By Paul E. Richardson
7. The Teacher

A second post from Krasnoyarsk, where we meet a poetry-writing, rug-weaving centenarian.

Tags: siberia, children of 1917, 1917
By Paul E. Richardson
8. Marfa's Three Lives

Krasnoyarsk: knocking down stereotypes about Siberia and meeting a centenarian who will not be stopped.

Tags: siberia, children of 1917, 1917
By Paul E. Richardson
9. 17 Petersburg Places

Revolutions, including that Great October one, are not a popular topic in Russia today. Nonetheless, we take a photo feature look at how 1917 shaped Russia’s northern capital.

Tags: 1917, revolution, st. petersburg
10. 1917 Diary

In which we look at the events of 1917 through the words and works of the politicians, artists, and luminaries living through them.

Tags: revolution, history, 1917

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