Translation: Pioneers, strengthen the defense of the country of Soviets!
More circles of young friends of Osoaviakhim!
Poster Number: PP 720
Artist: Zernova, Ekaterina Sergeevna — Зернова, Екатерина Сергеевна
Poster Notes: Osoaviakhim was the "Union of Societies of Assistance to Defense and Aviation-Chemical Construction of the USSR". A military sub-organization with its own airfields, clubs, parachute towers and firing ranges. Created in 1927, its name was changed to DOSAAF (Volunteer Society for Cooperation with the Army, Aviation, and Navy) in 1951.
Media Size: 45.5x32
Poster Type: Lithograph
Printer: 24th Lithography Workshop of the Poligrafkniga Trust of Ogiz, Leningrad
Printer Notes: Historically, the 24th Lithography Workshop was owned by Fedor Kibbel' prior to Soviet nationalization. It was located at Kronverkskaia and Mir Streets in St. Petersburg (Petrograd). By the 1930s, this workshop became the 24th Lithography Workshop of Ogiz (Association of State Book and Magazine Publishers) and it was managed by the Poligrafkniga (Book and Magazine Printing) Trust.
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 Gavrilin; Technical Editor Leonov
Technical Information on Poster: January... 1934; Order No. 1227; Standard format 72 x 100; [Volume] 1 sheet of paper; Price 60 kopeks; [Printed at] 3 Mir Street
Print Run: 50,000
Catalog Notes: PP 720 Youth