National Geographic : 1939 Jan
THE TRANSFORMATION OF TURKEY rnotograpn oy nernara r. Kogers, Jr. THE STORK, EMBLEM OF GOOD LUCK, SURVEYS KEMAL'S NEW CAPITAL FROM HIS STATUE Pictures and statues of the "Father of the Turks" are found throughout the Republic (page 6). This equestrian figure rose when "made-to-order" Ankara was a cheerless settlement. The boulevard leads to the railway station between the Ankara Palace Hotel and the Parliament Building. Beyond, as far as the eye can see, stretches the Anatolian steppe (page 12 and Plate VIII).