"The Empty Library"
Category: Travel Portraits
Photo and caption by alexa telano
This is a photograph of people peering into "The Empty Library" located outside of Humboldt University. It is the site of "the Burning of Books" which occured on May 10, 1933. Nazis burned these books in WWII for there themes such as sexuality,racial equality,etc in which the Nazis did not support
Location: Bebelplatz, Humboldt University,Berlin,Germany
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