The growth of agriculture in the USSR over ten years [Partial translation]

Poster Number: PP 1129
Category: Agriculture
Poster Notes: [Text at center bottom] "...to re-seat ourselves from the draft horse of the peasant, the muzhik, the degraded, from horse economy based on ruination of the country peasants, – onto a horse, seeking and cannot but seek for itself the proletariat, on the course of large-scale machine industry, electrification [of] Volkhovstroi...etc." – [Vladimir] Lenin; The term Volkhovstroi relates to a settlement that became part of Zvanka village in Russia. The modern name of the village is Volkhov.
Media Size: 30x23.5
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: c. 1927
Technical Information on Poster: Order No. 2693
Glavlit Directory Number: 91376
Catalog Notes: PP 1129 Agriculture b
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