Translation: The All-Union Population Census Begins on January 15, 1959
It is every citizen’s duty to complete the census and give accurate answers to all questions on the census form.
Poster Number: PP 1031
Artist: Solov'ev, Mikhail Mikailovich — Соловьёв, Михаил Михайлович
Poster Notes: Poster was specifically published for the All-Union Population Census of 1959 as the woman is wearing a worker’s badge for that census.
Media Size: 34x24.5
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Printer: Kalinin City Poligrafkombinat of Sovnarkhoz of the RSFSR, Kalinin
Printer Notes: The Poligrafkombinat (printing plant) of Kalinin was the printer for Sovnarkhoz RSFSR (Regional Council of National Economy of the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic) of the city of Kalinin (now known as Tver), northwest of Moscow. The printer was located at 5 Lenin Ave. (formerly Voroshilov Street). Sovnarkhoz was a system of economic reorganization that came about in 1957 whereby over 100 "economic regions" were created to reduce the previous state administered policy of a top-down approach to local economies.
Publisher: Central Statistical Directorate (TsSU) of the USSR
Publishing Date: 1959
Publisher Notes: The Central Statistical Administration (TsSU) was formed in 1918.
Technical Information on Poster: IzoGiz No. 1-690; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Order No. 975
Print Run: 350,000
Glavlit Directory Number: Sh 04742-58
Catalog Notes: PP 1031 Events b