Translation: In USSR: In 1951-1955 the construction of urban and rural schools will increase by 70% in comparison with the previous 5 year plan. "In USA: The budget provides 1% for education and 74% for military expenditures.Read Full Translation...In USSR: In 1951-1955 the construction of urban and rural schools will increase by 70% in comparison with the previous 5 year plan.
"In USA: The budget provides 1% for education and 74% for military expenditures. There are over 10,000,000 illiterate people in the USA. About one-third of American children do not attend school. "
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Poster Number: PP 291
Category: Cold War
Artist: Ivanov, Konstantin Konstantinovich — Иванов, Константин Константинович
Media Size: 35.5x25
Poster Type: Lithograph
Printer: Krasnoe Znamia Typography Workshop, Moscow
Printer Notes: Krasnoe Znamia was located in Moscow at 21 Sushchevskaia Street. In addition to printing posters, the firm operated the presses for the periodical Peasant Newspaper (1923-1939) and printed the youth oriented newspaper, Komsomol Life.
Publisher: Iskusstvo (Art Publishing House), Moscow
Publishing Date: 1953
Publisher Notes: Founded in 1936, Iskusstvo was formed out of Ogiz-Izogiz, the “State Art and Literature Publishing House”.
Editorial Information: Editor O. Legran.
Technical Information on Poster: February 13, 1953. Publication No. 10230. Volume 1 sheet of paper. Order No. 196. Price 1 ruble.
Print Run: 200,000
Glavlit Directory Number: Sh00254.
Catalog Notes: PP 291 Cold War