Everyone [to participate] in the new consumer-cooperative elections. We’re promoting [male] shock workers and [female] shock workers to leadership positions in the cooperatives.

Poster Number: PP 1020
Category: Industry
Poster Notes:

[On red book]: “Worker society of consumers” – “Membership card”
[On buildings]: “Milk products / Worker cooperative”, “Closed distribution [center] No. 2, Worker society of consumers”

Media Size: 32x23
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: c.1926
Technical Information on Poster: Order No. 104
Glavlit Directory Number: 907 Mosoblit, Moscow regional section of Glavlit
Catalog Notes: PP 1020 Industry b
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: Mosoblpoligraf (Moscow Regional Printers), Moscow —

Mosoblpoligraf was a regional, state-owned printing trust created in the mid-1920s during the period when the Soviet Union was consolidating its best and most productive printers. The 5th Lithography Workshop, 12th Lithography Workshop, 16th Lithography Workshop and the 26th Lithography Workshop were all Moscow-based printers under the Mosoblpoligraf banner.

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Publisher: Moscow Union of Consumer Societies — Московский Союз Потребительных Общества

The Moscow Union of Consumer Societies (Moskovskii Soiuz Potrebitel'nykh Obshchestva), abbreviated as MSPO, was formed in 1897. In 1917, the Soviets reorganized it under an association of unions and also changed its name to the Central Union of Consumer Societies (Tsentrosoiuz). The structure of the union under Soviet control was built territories consisting of a regional union (raisoiuz), a provincial union (gubsoiuz) and a central union (Tsentrosoiuz).

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