Cold War Surveillance Photography by Czechoslovakian Secret Police

Surveillance Photos by Czechoslovakian Secret Police

Surveillance Photos by Czechoslovakian Secret Police

Surveillance Photos by Czechoslovakian Secret Police

Surveillance Photos by Czechoslovakian Secret Police

Surveillance Photos by Czechoslovakian Secret Police

Surveillance Photos by Czechoslovakian Secret Police

Surveillance Photos by Czechoslovakian Secret Police

These snapshots of the residents of Cold War-era Prague were taken clandestinely by the Surveillance Directorate of Czechoslovakia’s secret police (StB) between 1969 and 1989. The photos were assembled by The Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes and the Security Services Archive for the 2009 exhibition and book, “Prague through the Lens of the Secret Police.” For more photos, see this gallery by Vice.

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