Translation: Pioneers and school children, help consumer cooperatives spread books in the village
Poster Number: PP 1010
Artist: Sudomora, Okhrim Ivanovich — Судомора, Охрим Иванович
[On book pages]:
“In hours of work or of leisure, a book is [your] best friend.”
“The book peddler helps the party in the struggle for the new way of living [novyi byt’].”
“The book peddling carries books to the collective and state farms.”
“Book-peddling is not a campaign [i.e. something temporary], but an ongoing task.”
“The village Pioneer is an exemplar in book peddling.”
“The book-carrier not only sells books, he [sic.] carries out informational and political-education work.”
“With books and knowledge against religion, in place of vodka – books and newspapers into every peasant home”.
Media Size: 36x26.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Printer: 2nd Typolithography of Knizhnoe Delo, 45 Lev Tolstoi [Street]
Printer Notes: Knizhnoe Delo (Book Business) Publishing House was organized in the mid-1920s. It had offices in the cities of Khabarovsk and Vladivostok in the Far-Eastern Territories of the USSR. The name Knizhnoe Delo derived from the title of a trade journal.
Publisher: Dalkraisoiuz (Far-Eastern Territories Union of Consumer Societies)
Publishing Date: 1930
Publisher Notes: This publisher produced literature and information in east central Russia. It was in existence during the 1920s.
Technical Information on Poster: Approved for printing April 11, 1930; Order No. 957; Price, Free of Charge
Print Run: 2,000
Glavlit Directory Number: 1037 Dal'krailit, Eastern Territory office of Glavlit
Sources: Zonalʹnyi sovet bibliotek Dalʹnego Vostoka., & Khabarovskaia kraevaia nauchnaia biblioteka. (1997). Vremia i sobytiia Ukazatelʹ-kalendarʹ po Dalʹnemu Vostoku nagod. Khabarovsk: Khabarovskaya krasivaya nauch. biblio. (P. 43)
Catalog Notes: PP 1010 Youth