Translation: I will vote for the Communist and Independent Bloc of Candidates!
Poster Number: PP 829
Artist: Vatolina, Nina Nikolaevicha — Ватолина, Нина Николаевна
Poster Notes: Poster is in Latvian language. In the background there is an announcement: "On February 10, 1946, Everyone to the Supreme Council of the USSR Elections!" From June 1941 until May 1945, Latvia was occupied by the armed forces of Germany. In 1944, the Red Army of the USSR expelled German troops across the Baltic States and a pro-Soviet government was re-established in Lativa. By February 10, 1946, elections were held for Latvia's representation in the Supreme Soviet of the USSR (the theme of this poster). Those elections were followed by February 1947 elections to the Latvian Supreme Soviet and on January 18, 1948, the elections to the local Soviets took place.
Media Size: Please inquire
Poster Type: Lithograph
Printer: VAPP Typography, Riga
Printer Notes: VAPP is the Department of State Book Publishers and Polygraphic Enterprises (Valsts apgādniecības un poligrāfijas uzņēmumu pārvaldes)
Publisher: VAPP (Department of State Book Publishers and Polygraphic Enterprises), Riga
Publishing Date: c. 1946
Publisher Notes: VAPP (Department of State Book Publishers and Polygraphic Enterprises), 11 Moskovskaia Street, Riga, [Latvia]
Editorial Information: Editor: A. Shtals; Technical Editor: V. Gravitis
Technical Information on Poster: Order No. 2081, Price 3 rubles.
Print Run: 25,000
Glavlit Directory Number: JT 02743
Catalog Notes: PP 829 Events b; Sister Poster PP 493