The worldwide October [Revolution] will destroy the prison-houses of the bourgeoisie!

Poster Number: PP 1021
Category: Revolution
Poster Notes: [On banners in Russian, German, and French]: “Long live the world October!”
Media Size: 33.5x23
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: c.1930
Technical Information on Poster: Poster No. 37 Prize 15 kopeks
Glavlit Directory Number: 26619. Mosgublit, Moscow provincial office section of Glavlit
Catalog Notes: PP 1021 Revolution b
Artist: Letkar, Leon Kogotovich — Леткар, Леон Коготович

The artist's birth surname is Ter-Karapetian.

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Printer: Tsentrizdat (Central Publishing House of the Peoples of the USSR) — Центриздат (Центральное издательство народов СССР)

Tsentrizdat was established in 1924 to consolidate East and West publishing divisions into one entity. With a focus on literature, political, scientific and educational information in the national languages of the USSR, it had offices throughout the Soviet republics and autonomous regions. Tsentrizdat was dissolved in 1931 when the USSR centralized its printing and publishing industries.

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Publisher: MOPR (International Organization for Aid to the Fighters of the Revolution) — МОПР

The International Organization for Aid to the Fighters of the Revolution (Mezhdunarodnaia Organizatsiia Pomoshchi Revoliutsioneram, MOPR) was popularly known as International Red Aid. It was a subsidiary of the Communist International and had offices around the world. In the U.S., MOPR operated under the name International Labor Defense (ILD). The ILD formed in Chicago in 1925 and was associated with the Workers' party. In 1947, the ILD merged with the National Federation for Constitutional Liberties forming the Civil Rights Congress, the legal defense arm of the Communist Party USA.

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