Posts tagged Amsterdam

Dancing with bebop music, 1953
photo by Lood van Bennekom

Dancing with bebop music, 1953

photo by Lood van Bennekom

Thorbecke Square, Amsterdam, 1950
photo by Lood van Bennekom

Thorbecke Square, Amsterdam, 1950

photo by Lood van Bennekom

Boys looking at the start of the Tour de France in the Olympic Stadium, Amsterdam, 1954
photo by Bert Buurman

Boys looking at the start of the Tour de France in the Olympic Stadium, Amsterdam, 1954

photo by Bert Buurman

Movie theater Passage, Amsterdam, 1960s
photo by Hans Pelgrom

Movie theater Passage, Amsterdam, 1960s

photo by Hans Pelgrom

Diamond Exchange, Amsterdam, 1936 by Wiel van der Randen

Diamond Exchange, Amsterdam, 1936 by Wiel van der Randen

During the Vietnam War, in 1969, John Lennon and Yoko Ono held two week-long Bed-Ins for Peace in Amsterdam and Montreal, which were their non-violent ways of protesting wars and promoting peace.

Bed-In