Translation: The Civil Engineering Industry Requires Highly Qualified Personnel.
Poster Number: PP 697
Artist: Veideman, Karl Ianovich (Veidemanis, Kārlis) — Вейдеман, Карл Янович
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Desiatniks (Leaders of 10-man squads)
RABFAK (Workers' Faculty System) was a mentoring program for citizens that fostered a new class of working professionals with loyalty to the Bolsheviks and with technical skills to carry out industrial plans. FABZAUCH (Factory Apprentice School) functioned as a trade school alternative to higher education. While there are no direct English translations of the abbreviations VUZ and VTUZ, the former was the Higher Education Institution while the latter was the Higher Technical Educational Institution.
Media Size: 40x29
Poster Type: Lithograph
Printer: Mospoligraf (Moscow Polygraphic), Moscow
Printer Notes: Mospoligraf 2nd Chromolithography Workshop was located at 18 Shchipok Street, Moscow.
Publisher: A.Kh.R. (Association of Artists of the Revolution)
Publishing Date: 1930
Publisher Notes: The Association of Artists of the Revolution was an artist cooperative from 1928 to 1932. From 1922-1928 it was called the Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia.
Technical Information on Poster: Order A.Kh.R. No. P 2050; Price 27 kopeks
Print Run: 15,000
Glavlit Directory Number: A-3377
Sources: Fitzpatrick, S. (1979). Education and social mobility in the Soviet Union, 1921-1934. (Rabfak, Fabzauch, Vuz and Vtuz explained)
Catalog Notes: PP 697 Workers