Translation: May 1st Workers Of All Countries Unite [On] May 1 There Will Be A Fighting Review Of The Revolutionary Forces Of The International Proletariat.Read Full Translation...May 1st Workers Of All Countries Unite
[On] May 1 There Will Be A Fighting Review Of The Revolutionary Forces Of The International Proletariat.
[Top quote on poster] "There is no force on earth that could crush the millions of workers who are becoming more conscious, more united and organized. Every job loss raises new ranks of fighters, [and] makes wider masses of people awaken to new life and prepare for a new fight" [Vladimir] (Lenin).
[Bottom quote on poster] "Now the specter of communism is not just walking in Europe; communism has become a huge force uniting millions of its followers on every spot of the earth. It is having financial impact in the world’s first workers’ state. It has come over the age-old Chinese wall and is awakening the workers among all peoples of the world." --Manuil’skii.Close Full Translation
Poster Number: PP 351
Artist: Artist Unknown — неизвестный художник
Poster Notes: Poster is in Ukrainian language. The bottom quote comes from Dmitrii Zakharovich Manuilskii (1883-1959) a Ukrainian Bolshevik revolutionary and a Soviet politician who served as the Secretary of Communist International from December 1926 until May 1943. [Seen inside the number 1] "1917, 1900...May the 1st in Kharkov before the October Revolution".
Media Size: 43х28
Poster Type: Lithograph
Printer: Chromolit Lithography Workshop [Printing Union] named for Comrade Dzerzhinskii, Kharkov
Printer Notes: The Chromolithography Workshop was named in honor of Feliks Edmundovich Dzerzhinskii (1877-1926), head of the All-Russian Extraordinary Commission (VChK), the "secret" internal affairs police department in the USSR commonly referred to as Cheka.
Publisher: Party Workers of the Kharkov Regional Committee of the Communist Party of Ukraine (Bolshevik)
Publishing Date: c.1940
Technical Information on Poster: Order No. 2331. No. 2776.
Print Run: 3,000
Catalog Notes: PP 351 Events