Those were the days
Many Dutch people, contemporary books and television programs define the fifties as a time of comfort, simplicity, order and consistency. Much of this is true, but this society was also accompanied by strong partitioning and the always present authority of government and the churches. For many people it was also a time oppressive civility, taciturnity and narrow morality.
These images are about the darker side of the fifties, seen through my eyes but experienced by my own family, throughout several generations.roelvdbroek.nl