Translation: Task Number One was established at the 16th Congress of the VKP(B) to create a second coal-metallurgy industrial zone [On the first banner] We will fulfill the resolutions of the 16th Congress of the VKP(B) [On the second banner] We will produce 17 m…Read Full Translation...Task Number One was established at the 16th Congress of the VKP(B) to create a second coal-metallurgy industrial zone
[On the first banner]
We will fulfill the resolutions of the 16th Congress of the VKP(B)
[On the second banner]
We will produce 17 million tons of cast iron by the end of the
[On the third banner]
The coal-metallurgy base will be created on schedule
"“In the course of the newest growth of our economy it has happened that the coal-metallurgy zone (in Ukraine) has become insufficient for us. What is new is that while developing this zone in different ways in the future, we must start immediately the creation of a second coal-metallurgy zone. This zone should be the Ural-Kuznetsk Plant….” (From Comrade Stalin’s speech at the 16th Congress of the Party)"
"“This increased plan for up to 17 million tons will evoke even more anger from the capitalist world. Achieving the fulfillment of this program, we comrades will be the first country in the production of cast iron in Europe….”. (From Comrade Kuibyshev’s speech at the 16th Congress of the Party)"
“The Magnitogorsk should be totally ready at the beginning of the 1932/1933 year and the first cast iron should be produced in October of 1931….”. (From Comrade Ordzhonikidze’s speech at the 18th Congress of the Party)Close Full Translation
Poster Number: PP 395
Artist: EAK — ЕАК
Poster Notes: Poster messages highlight speeches at the 16th Congress of the Russian Communist Party (Bolsheviks) held in Moscow in 1930.
Poster Type: Lithograph
Printer: 1st Exemplary Ogiz Typolithography Workshop, Moscow, 28 Valovaia Street
Printer Notes: Prior to Soviet nationalization, the 1st Exemplary workshop was the Sharapov-Sytin Partnerhip. Ivan Sytin, a book-publishing magnate, had his printing shop at Valovaia and Piatnitskaia streets in Moscow. Around 1918, Sytin's printing plant and the Royal (state) Print Yard were both nationalized by the Bolsheviks. The Print Yard was transformed into Gosizdat, the State Publishing House. In 1931, the 1st Exemplary Gosizdat printing workshop (formerly Stytin) was placed under the Ogiz (Association of State Book and Magazine Publishers) partnership.
Publisher: State Publishing House, [Moscow]
Publishing date: 1930
Print Run: 20,000
Catalog Notes: PP 395 Events