Translation: Komsomol member, help children study and play well
Poster Number: PP 327
Artist: Buev, Ivan Petrovich — Буев, Иван Петрович
Poster Notes: The Komsomol was the All-Union Leninist Young Communist League. It was first called the Russian Young Communist League (RKSM) but with the unification of the U.S.S.R., it was made an all-union organization and youth division of the All-Union Communist Party. Komsomol was the final tier of the three youth organizations in the U.S.S.R. Members were between the ages 14 to 28 and they joined after graduating from the Young Pioneers. Prior to being Pioneers, they graduated at age 9 from the Octobrists.
Media Size: 45x31
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Printer: Krasnii Proletarii (Red Proletarian), Moscow
Printer Notes: By 1921 the 20th State Typolithography Workshop became the 3rd Krasnii Proletarii Book Printing Plant around the time that its location (on Pimenovskaia Street) was re-named Krasnoproletarskaia (Red Proletarian) Street. By late 1924 the 3rd Krasnii Proletarii was placed under the management of Gosizdat (State Publishing House). The printer retained the Krasnii Proletarii moniker while its management (via a series of state trusts) varied over the next fifty years.
Publisher: Ogiz-IzoGiz, Moscow
Publishing Date: 1937
Publisher Notes: Izogiz was the fine arts section of Ogiz publishing. In 1963, Izogiz was re-named Sovetskii khudozhnik, "Soviet Artist".
Editorial Information: Editor I. Mikhal’skaia. Technical Editor Y. Strukov.
Technical Information on Poster: Izogiz No. 8697. Publication 34. Order No. 1131. Submitted for production January 7, 1937. Approved for printing April 15, 1937. Volume 1 sheet of paper. Price 80 kopeks.
Print Run: 50,000
Glavlit Directory Number: B-7095.
Catalog Notes: PP 327 Youth