Soviet women of the 1970s (PHOTOS)

Yaroslavl State Historical-Architectural and Art Museum-Reserve; Yuri Sadovnikov/MAMM/MDF
It was a decade of economic stagnation under Brezhnev, yet life for ordinary Soviet people was in full swing. Women found time for stylish high hairdos and even got hold of fashionable coats from somewhere.
Woman with kitten


Fashion models

Woman on the factory floor

Trolleybus drivers 

Valentina Tereshkova at an exhibition of Soviet space technology

A portrait of a woman

“Glory to the mother, raiser of children, tireless laborer at work and at home!”

Village get-together

Hairstyle competition

Actresses Iya Savvina and Elena Koreneva on the set of the film 'Romance for Lovers'

Accounting team of the Domodedovo Consumers’ Cooperative

 In the Summer Garden, Leningrad (St. Petersburg)

Meeting of members of the “Combat Friends” women’s club

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