Let's expand more widely the socialist competition for the increase of grain production! Let's fulfill the party directives!

Poster Number: PP 107
Category: Agriculture
Media Size: 40x26.5
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1954
Technical Information on Poster: March 31, 1954. Publication No. 663. Volume 1 sheet of paper. Order No. 152–D Price 1 ruble.
Glavlit Directory Number: A03442.
Catalog Notes: PP 107 Agriculture
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