Photographic Archive of Legacoop Nazionale

The Fotocoop databank, containing more than 44.000 digitalizations, proposes to the visitor to look at the photographic reproductions of the photographic prints of the iconographic archive of the Editrice Cooperativa used for editing the magazines “La Cooperazione Italiana” and “La posta illustrata”. The photographic images are dated from the end of years forties of last century to the end of seventies.The pictures made also by the best international photographic agencies, show working moments, institutional moments of cooperative societies or organisations representing cooperatives both Italian and foreign, pictures of cooperative managers and political and union manifestations. The collection, through the course of pictures, is a witness of the deep historic, economic and custom changes that occurred in Italy from after the second world war up to the eighties of 20th century.