We will overfulfill the Sixth Five-Year plan!

Poster Number: PP 1093
Category: Economy
Media Size: 41.5x25.5
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1957
Editorial Information: Art Editor V. Kobalev; Technical Editor L. Vasilenska
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved] January 21, 1957; Format Sheet 60x92 1/2 sheets; Publication No. 90030-M3117; Printing Order No. 2913; Offset Print; Price 1 ruble
Glavlit Directory Number: IaT 14168
Catalog Notes: PP 1093 Economy b
Artist: Muceniek, Arthur Ianovich (Mucenieks, Arturs) — Мученик, Артур Иванович
Printer: LPT Typography, Riga —
Publisher: Latgosizdat (Latvian State Publishing House) — Латгосиздат

Until World War II, Latvia had thriving industries for publishing and printing. Between the Soviet annexation of Latvia in 1940 and the German occupation in 1941, the nation's position as a European publishing hub greatly changed. Latgosizdat was formed out of Lativa's largest publisher, Liesma (Flame). Around 1940, Liesma publishing was nationalized during the period of Soviet annexation and it became VAPP (Department of State Book Publishers and Polygraphic Enterprises)-- a state-run entity. From 1946-1964, VAPP was named Latgosizdat and in 1965, it was re-named Liesma. Serving as a branch of the state publisher, Liesma specialized in original literature, foreign authors, monographs, fine art and posters.

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