Poster Plakat A Collection of Posters from the Soviet Union and its Satellite Nations

Translation: The Victorious Growth Of Socialism In The USSR Will Find Its Expression In The Great Growth Of Socialist Based National Cultures (Molotov) [On the books] Lenin Stalin
Poster Number: PP 476
Category: Education & Literacy
Artist: Glik, M. — Глик, М.
Poster Notes: This poster propagates Likbez (likvidatsiia bezgramotnosti) a campaign to "liquidate illiteracy" in the U.S.S.R. The program began in 1919 when Vladimir Lenin signed the decree "On eradication of illiteracy among the population of RSFSR". All Soviet citizens aged 8 to 50 years were required to be literate in their native language. This poster is from later in the campaign. The woman illustrated is wearing an Uzbek costume and is styled as a Soviet-era depiction of educational success.
Media Size: 43x30
Poster Type: Lithograph
Printer: Typolithography Workshop named for V.V. Vorovskii, Moscow
Printer Notes: Vatslav Vatslavovich Vorovskii (1871-1923) was head of Gosizdat, the State Publishing House, from 1919 until 1921.
Publisher: Ogiz-IzoGiz, Moscow-Leningrad
Publishing Date: 1934
Publisher Notes: Izogiz was the fine arts section of Ogiz publishing. In 1963, Izogiz was re-named Sovetskii khudozhnik, "Soviet Artist".
Editorial Information: Editor Nemirovskii. Technical Editor Gusev
Technical Information on Poster: Izogiz 6685. I - 38. Submitted for production March 15, 1934. Approved for printing March 29, 1934. Standard format 73 x 104. Volume 1 sheet. Order No. 1330. Price 65 kopeks.
Glavlit Directory Number: B-35923.
Sources: Red Star Over Russia by S. King (2009), page 247
Catalog Notes: PP 476 Communist Culture