Exhibition theme: Encounters and Explorations: Fire drill with wrecked car [52/65]



September 22 - December 21 1990
Created By: Archiv Anita Krohm

License: Creative Commons License


car, fire service, group of people


Groß Köris, Lohe-Rickelshof

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Freedom of travel made it possible for people to spontaneously visit friends and family together. These visits were captured on film, too. Many took advantage of the opportunity to explore the unknown country in the West or the East. Curiosity was not limited to sightseeing. There was also a great interest in people living in the other part of Germany, and in creating a sense of community. Partnerships between towns and cities were established and revived, and associations in both East and West organized meetings. Many longstanding friendships were formed in this period when curiosity was such a potent force.

Original Caption

"Auch der Aufbau einer zeitgemäßen Feuerwehr gehört zum Aufbau einer Kommune. Hier: Erste gegenseitige Kontakt- und 'Lernbesuche' von Bürgermeistern und Abgeordneten der Gemeinden Groß Köris und Lohe-Rickelshof, Schleswig-Holstein, die bis heute zu persönlichen Freundschaften führten."