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May 1, 1955. The day of struggle against the implementation of the Paris Agreements.

Poster Number: PP 1035
Poster Notes: The Paris Agreements were conferences held in London and Paris from September to October 1954 that secured the political status of West Germany. The agreements led to West German sovereignty and ended the nation's allied occupation, and they brought West Germany into the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
Media Size: 35x25
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1955
Technical Information on Poster: J 151/55 6200GI III-9-5 455 25
Catalog Notes: PP 1035 Comecon-Warsaw Pact
Language: German
Artist: Artist Unknown — неизвестный художник
The artist's name on the poster is not indicated. By assigning Artist Unknown to a poster it also could mean the artist used a chop mark whereby no signature is seen thus rendering the artist's identity anonymous.
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Printer: VEB (People's Enterprise) Printer, [East Germany] — Народные предприятия типография, [ГДР]
VEB (Volkseigener Betrieb in German) is the acronym for "People's Enterprise", i.e., a government entity. The entities were nationalized companies and they sometimes were organized into combines. Management oversight was fixed at different levels such as the municipal, district, or the regional level. VEB was the authorized form of industrial enterprise in East Germany until 1990 when a dismantling of the nationalized industrial system commenced and a free-market system was introduced.
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Publisher: DEWAG (German advertising and display company) — ДЕВАГ
Deutsche Werbe und Anzeigengesellschaft (DEWAG) was the East German state advertising agency responsible for ideology and the implementation of advertisement regulations. It was formed as a private entity in 1945 and handled advertising for commerce in East Germany as well as overseeing propaganda posters and banners for the Socialist Unity Party, the Marxist–Leninist political party of the German Democratic Republic or, DDR.
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