January 9, 2005
Cats in hats
This is a picture of Iranian women nomads during Reza Shah
era [See larger
photo with Reza Shah], prelude to the compulsory
unveiling of Iranian woman (somehow it reminds me of what Americans
January 7, 1936 Reza Shah, his wife, and their two young daughters,
Shams and Ashraf, attended The Teacher's Training College in Tehran.
Attending women were told not to wear veil. This day became known
as the Emancipation of Women day in Iran. However the actual Compulsory
Unveiling Law was passed on February 1,1936. Photo from "The
Shah of Iran" (1999),
Creative Publishing International,
5900 Green Oack Drive,
Minnetonka, Minnesota, 55343,
Winner: Parviz Hamrang. Sad
Thanks to Fred Nejabat for the caption.
Thanks to Mehran Azhar for
finding the larger
photo with Reza Shah.
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