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  • Title: Roland Tasho photographs
    Date (bulk): 1990-1999
    Collection Number: 2000C52
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: English and Albanian
    Physical Description: 4 cardfile boxes, 6 manuscript boxes (2.3 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Photographs depicting the social and political conditions in Albania from the Communist era to 2000 and the Kosovo refugee crisis in 1999.
    Creator: Tasho, Roland
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives


    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.


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    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 2000.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Roland Tasho photographs, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Biographical Note

    Albanian photographer.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection consists of photographs that detail the socio-political climate of Albania from the 1960s to 2000. Photographs include themes of education, agriculture, industry, religion, and politics. The collection mainly focuses on the political turmoil of the 1990s from the fall of Communism, the 1996 disputed elections, the Albanian Unrest of 1997 ( Rebelimi i vitit 1997), demonstrations after the assassination of Albanian member of parliament Azem Hajdari, and the Kosovo refugee crisis in 1999.
    The collection maintains the original titles given by the creator. The photographs are organized chronologically and related subjects are grouped together.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Refugees -- Pictorial works
    Yugoslavia -- Pictorial works
    Albania -- Pictorial works
    Kosovo (Republic) -- History -- Pictorial works