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Everything for the miner!
Our bayonet is as sharp as it used to be.
The worker’s pick is ready.
The Red Army man and the miner 
–base of the flaming soviets.
The vermin ran away squealing
And kept running faster and faster. 
Now it’s time to stick the pick
Into the black rock of the Donbass.
[Partial translation]

Everything for the miner! Our bayonet is as sharp as it used to be. The worker’s pick is ready. The Red Army man and the miner –base of the flaming soviets. The vermin ran away squealing And kept running faster and faster. Now it’s time to stick the pick Into the black rock of the Donbass. [Partial translation]

Número de Cartel: PP 677
Información sobre el cartel: The Donbass (Donets Basin) was located in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions of modern Ukraine, an historical coal mining area.
Tamaño: 20x13
Tipo de cartel: Lithograph
Fecha de publicación: c.1920
Información técnica: RVTs (Passed by Military Censor)
Fuentes: Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921 by B. S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), pages 347-348, poster 2057
Información en el catálogo: PP 677 Industry
Artista: Slavinskii, N. (attributed to) — Славинский, Н.
Imprenta: 5th State Typolithography Workshop, Moscow (formerly Russian Partnership) — 5-я государственный типо-литография, (бывш. Русское товарищество)
Located in the Chistye Prudy neighborhood at 14 Myl'nikov Lane (a.k.a. Zhukovskii Street); the 5th State Typolithography Workshop was the Russian Partnership prior to its nationalization. Around 1922 the printer was placed under the Mospoligraf printing trust during a period of consolidation that occurred in the Moscow printing industry. With a staff of over two thousand, Mospoligraf oversaw a myriad of printers under local sections. Subsequently, Mospoligraf was the second-largest printing trust in Moscow outside ...
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Glavkomtrud (Main Committee on Universal Compulsory Labor) was established in 1920 during the Russian Civil War to mobilize labor troops to help win the war for the Bolsheviks and rebuild infrastructure. It was divided into provincial branches called Кomtruds (Labor Committees). Glavkomtrud and the Komtruds were both interdepartmental organizations devised for coordinating mandatory labor conscription. The People’s Commissariat for Labor (Narkomtrud) collected data concerning the number of eligible workers for conscription. Labor mobilization spanned a v...
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