Five Years of MOPR

Poster Number: PP 1050
Category: Revolution
Poster Notes:

MOPR (Международная организация помощи борцам революции) was the International Organization for assistance to Fighters for the Revolution.
[On banners]: "MOPR is the Red Base [of World Revolution", "A Unified Front of the Proletariat against White Terror!",
"Hail to the Prisoners of Capital".
Poster highlights the 5th anniversary of the October Revolution.

Media Size: 30x23
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1922
Technical Information on Poster: Price 20 kopeks
Glavlit Directory Number: 3608. Mosgublit, Moscow provincial office section of Glavlit
Catalog Notes: PP 1050 Revolution b
Artist: Letkar, Leon Kogotovich — Леткар, Леон Коготович

The artist's birth surname is Ter-Karapetian.

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Printer: Rabochaia Gazeta (Workers' Newspaper) Typography, Moscow — Типография Рабочая газета, Москва

The "Workers' Newspaper" was a Moscow-based gazette that began publication in 1922. It served an organ of the Communist Party of the USSR. While its primary focus was the printing and publishing of the periodical that bore its name, the newspaper occasionally issued political ephemera such as posters. The newspaper ceased publication in 1932.

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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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