Comrade miners! We are pushing forward coal production on the Bolshevik path to victory! We are fostering Izotov’s advanced techniques! We are overcoming bureaucratic methods of management in coal production! We are giving mines and coal faces permanent engineering-technical cadres!

Poster Number: PP 1022
Category: Industry
Poster Notes: Nikita Alekseevich Izotov was a Stakhanovite coal miner of Donbass.
Media Size: 40x28
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1933
Editorial Information: Editor Usynin; Text Editor Iakovlov
Technical Information on Poster: Izogiz No. 6022. I. 37, No. 1226. Submitted for printing July 3, 1933. Approved for printing July 19, 1933. Standard Format 73 x 104. 1 sheet of paper. Order No. 2559. Price 85 kopeks.
Glavlit Directory Number: B-31437
Catalog Notes: PP 1022 Industry b
Artist: Kulagina, Valentina — Кулагина, Валентина

Valentina Kulagina was the wife of Soviet artist Gustav Klutsis.

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Printer: 1st Exemplary Ogiz RSFSR Typography Workshop of the Poligrafkniga Trust, Moscow — 1-я Образцовая типография Огиза РСФСР треста Полиграфкнига, Москва

1st Exemplary Ogiz RSFSR Typography Workshop of the Poligrafkniga Trust was located in Moscow at 28 Valovaia Street. Historically, the workshop began as the Sharapov-Sytin Partnerhip in the era prior to the Russian Revolution. Ivan Dmitrievich Sytin (1851-1934) was the son of a peasant. He opened a small print shop in Moscow using a single press and by the start of the 20th century his printing business (at Valovaia and Piatnitskaia streets) was the largest private printing company in tsarist Russia.

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Publisher: Ogiz-IzoGiz, Moscow-Leningrad — Огиз-Изогиз, Москва-Ленинград

Ogiz (Ob"edinenie gosudarstvennykh knizhno-zhurnal'nykh izdatel'stv) is the Association of the State Book and Magazine Publishers. It was established in 1930 by the RSFSR Sovnarkom to centralize all publishing activities in the Soviet Union. Aside from centralization, Ogiz helped eliminate duplication of printed products. Posters, art magazines and artistic books were placed under the Izogiz (Izobrazitel'noe iskusstvo) fine arts section of Ogiz. In 1963, Izogiz was re-named Sovetskii khudozhnik, "Soviet Artist".

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