AboutJan Friese was a German scholar who came to Delhi to complete his master’s from Delhi School of Economics in the 1960’s. During his course of career, he went on to become a lecturer at Kirori Mal College and later a journalist in the Press Department of German Embassy. As a journalist, he also covered the 1974 Emergency. The photographs donated by Jan are from the 1970’s-1980’s which showcases the political drift in the country and his family life during those years. His wife, Afzal Friese was involved in setting up of the Delhi Society for the Welfare of Special Children in Okhla, of which some of the photographs are from.