Voices from Afghanistan

A Continuing Tradition

  • Genealogical scroll, ca. 1650. African and Middle Eastern Division, Library of Congress (001.00.00)
  • Contemporary scroll, n.d. Radio Azadi Collection, African and Middle Eastern Division, Library of Congress (046.00.00)
  • Hasan `Ali al-Husayni, calligrapher. Accordian book, 1875. African and Middle Eastern Division, Library of Congress (025.00.00)
  • Najib Hamraz, calligrapher/scribe. Accordian letter, n.d. Radio Azadi Collection, African and Middle Eastern Division, Library of Congress (023.00.00)
  • Mir `Ali al-Katib, calligrapher. Three bayts (verses) to a loved one. Calligraphic fragment, ca. 1500–1550. African and Middle Eastern Division, Library of Congress (003.00.00)
  • Radio Azadi Collection, African and Middle Eastern Division, Library of Congress (049.00.00)
  • Ma`sud al-Tabib, calligrapher. Quatrain praising vision. Calligraphic fragment, early seventeenth century. African and Middle Eastern Division, Library of Congress (004.00.00)
  • Radio Azadi Collection, African and Middle Eastern Division, Library of Congress (048.00.00)
  • Benjamin Simpson, photographer. Court Yard from Afghanistan photo album, 1879. African and Middle Eastern Division, Library of Congress (026.00.00)

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Requests for Action & Assistance

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The Question of Employment

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Voices of the Future

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Crossing the Technology Frontier

Letters Given to Representatives, Senators & Other U.S. Government Officials