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May 1, 1953

Poster Number: PP 888
Poster Notes: Poster was produced in East Germany (DDR) and depicts a parade in East Berlin; Background shows a placard of Marx, Engels, Lenin and Stalin while the red sash of woman reads “Activist” of the Five-Year Plan; The sailor has “People’s Water Police” inscribed on his hat.
Media Size: Please inquire
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1953
Technical Information on Poster: A 1120/53/DDR IV/5/14. [No.] 353; Federal Board of the Free German Trade Union Federation Dept. of Cultural Mass Work; Price 20 Deutsch Marks.
Catalog Notes: PP 888 Comecon-Warsaw Pact
Language: German
Artist: S — С
Printer: Printer not indicated —
Publisher: Federal Board of the Free German Trade Union Federation — Федерация свободных профсоюзов Германии
The Free German Trade Union Federation (Freier Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund, FDGB) was the most significant mass organization in East Germany in terms of membership (over five million) and in terms of its power. The Federation was the only national trade union permitted in East Germany and it existed from 1946 until 1990 when East Germany was brought into the west. In addition to the FDGB being a trade union, it was a constituent member of the National Front ...
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