Photographs from the period of time that Solzhenitsyn lived in the Vladimir region, where he taught and rented a room from Matryona.
Photo Galleries > 1956-57: At Matryona's
4.1┆ Matryona's hut. Mezinovka village (near Vladimir), 1956
4.2┆ Matryona Vasilievna Zakharova (of "Matryona's Home") by her hut. 1956
4.3┆ Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn at Mezinovka. Mezinovka village, October 1956
4.4┆ Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and Sergei Frolov (a favorite student of the author's at Mezinovka school).1956–57
4.5┆ Teaching physics at Mezinovka school. 1956-57
4.6┆ Teaching physics at Mezinovka school. 1956-57
4.7┆ Matryona Vasilievna Zakharova in coffin. 1957
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