1 results containing "Ankara (Turkey)--1920-1940."
Turkey pushes modernization Not since the United States as a struggling young American republic founded Washington as the national capital, has there been such an ambitious attempt as that of Mustapha Kemal, president of the new Turkish republic to found a real Turkish capital at Angora, 200 miles from the sea, on a mountain plateau of Anatolia, the original home of the Turks.
1930. | 1 photographic print.
NYWTS - SUBJ/GEOG--Turkey--Ankara--Streets [item] [P&P] | LC-DIG-ds-03274 (digital file from original item)