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May 1st workers of all countries unite
[on] May 1 there will be a fighting review of the revolutionary forces of the international proletariat.
[Bottom quote]

May 1st workers of all countries unite [on] May 1 there will be a fighting review of the revolutionary forces of the international proletariat. [Bottom quote] "Now the specter of communism is not just walking in Europe; communism has become a huge force uniting millions of its followers on every spot of the earth. It is having financial impact in the world’s first workers’ state. It has come over the age-old Chinese wall and is awakening the workers among all peoples of the world." --Manuil’skii. [Partial translation]

Poster Number: PP 351
Category: Events
Poster Notes: Poster is in Ukrainian language. The bottom quote is from Dmitrii Zakharovich Manuilskii (1883-1959) a Ukrainian Bolshevik revolutionary and Soviet politician who served as the Secretary of Communist International from December 1926 until May 1943.
Media Size: 43х28
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: c.1940
Technical Information on Poster: Order No. 2331; No. 2776.
Catalog Notes: PP 351 Events
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: Chromolit Lithography Workshop named for Comrade Dzerzhinskii, Kharkov — Хромолит Типо-литография имени т. Дзержинского, Харьков
Located in Kharkov in the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic; the Chromolit Lithography was named in honor of Feliks Edmundovich Dzerzhinskii (1877-1926) who was head of the All-Russian Extraordinary Commission (VChK) internal police who were commonly referred to as the “Cheka”. During its history, the printer was also named the 1st Chromolit Lithography and it was overseen by the printing trust UPKPT (Management of Production and Technical Equipment).
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