The All-Union Population Census Begins on January 15, 1959 It is every citizen’s duty to complete the census and give accurate answers to all questions on the census form. [Partial translation]

Poster Number: PP 1031
Category: Events
Poster Notes: Poster was specifically published for the All-Union Population Census of 1959 as the woman is wearing a worker’s badge for that census.
Media Size: 34x24.5
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1959
Technical Information on Poster: IzoGiz No. 1-690; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Order No. 975
Glavlit Directory Number: Sh 04742-58
Catalog Notes: PP 1031 Events b
Artist: Solov'ev, Mikhail Mikailovich — Соловьёв, Михаил Михайлович

Mikhail Mikailovich Solov'ev was born in Moscow. In 1930 he graduated from the advanced courses of the A.Kh.R.R. (Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia). While he began his professional career as a painter, from 1944 on, he exclusively designed posters. He was made a member of the Union of Soviet Artists in 1933. During the 1930s, Solov'ev worked together on posters and dioramas with the graphic designer Pavel Sokolov-Skalia.

Printer: Kalinin City Poligrafkombinat of Sovnarkhoz of the RSFSR, Kalinin —

The Poligrafkombinat (printing plant) of Kalinin was the printer for Sovnarkhoz RSFSR (Regional Council of National Economy of the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic) and it was located in the city of Kalinin (now, Tver) northwest of Moscow. The printer was situated in Kalinin at 5 Lenin Avenue (formerly Voroshilov Street).

Publisher: Central Statistical Directorate (TsSU) of the USSR — Центральное Статистическое Управление (ЦСУ) СССР

The Central Statistical Directorate (TsSU) was formed in 1918. It was the main statistical organization of the Soviet Union until around 1981 when it was dissolved and replaced by Goskomstat, the State Committee for Statistics.