The oil crisis in 1973 and the associated rise in energy prices caused a dramatic economic recession in the Federal Republic. The poor overall economic situation and massive industrial job losses—largely due to the transition to a service society and the onset of globalization—led to a huge spike in unemployment. This photo shows applicants in the hallway of a Frankfurt employment office. Photo by Abisag Tüllmann.

Employment Office in Frankfurt am Main (1975)

  • Abisag Tüllmann


Source: People waiting in the hallway of an employment office, 1975. Photo: Abisag Tüllmann.
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