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Photo album presented by Dr. A. Haider to the Center for Afghanistan Studies, circa 1985

 Item — Box: 2022-019
Identifier: 2022-019

Scope and Contents

This black photo album presented by Dr. A [Amin____ah] Haider to the Center for Afghanistan Studies contains photographs of Afghans fighting the army of the U.S.S.R. in the 1980s. The inscription inside the front cover reads: “[Text to be translated.] Dedicated to the Center for Afghanistan Studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Presented by Dr. A [Amin____ah] Haider Director of Department of Health | Shahid Afzali Fronts | Herat | Afghanistan | Add, PO Box 521 Peshawar – Pakistan.” Along with the Afghan Mujahedeen from the AFZALI Fronts photographed, there are images of weapons, Soviet military vehicles and artillery taken by the Afghans, children, the countryside, buildings, and graphic photos of the injured and dead including partial human remains.


  • circa 1985


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the Nebraska Public Records Statutes (Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 84-712 through 84-712.09), and other relevant regulations. Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Nebraska Omaha assumes no responsibility.


0.2 Cubic Feet (1 box) : 35mm prints, photographs, photo album

Language of Materials


Custodial History

The custodial history of the photo album is not documented at the time of accessioning. Collection was received prior to 2014 and stored in a filing cabinet with other archival collections.


Content alert: Users of the collection should be aware that the album contains images of war and includes people injured and killed in battle.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Archives & Special Collections Repository

Archives & Special Collections
Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library
6001 Dodge St.
Omaha Nebraska 68182-0237 United States