The artel (peasants' cooperative) leads to the good - not a step without the artel! [Partial translation]

Poster Number: PP 1167
Category: Agriculture
Media Size: 30x23.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: c.1922
Glavlit Directory Number: 62420
Catalog Notes: PP 1167 Agriculture b
Artist: Artist Unknown — неизвестный художник

The artist's name on the poster is not indicated. By assigning Artist Unknown to a poster it also could mean the artist used a chop mark whereby no signature is seen thus rendering the artist's identity anonymous.

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Printer: Iskra Revolutsii (Revolutionary Spark) Typography Workshop, Moscow —

Iskra Revolutsii was a Moscow printer that was also known as the 15th Iskra Revolutsii Typography Workshop when it was under the printing trust Soiuzpoligrafprom (All-Union Association of Printing Enterprises) and handling jobs for Glavizdat (Main Administration of Publishing Houses, Printing Industry and Book Trade). In addition, Iskra Revolutsii was subsequently under Glavpoligrafizdat (Main Administration for Matters of Polygraphic Industry Publishing and Book Selling), a trust created in 1949 to oversee printing, publishing and book selling in the USSR. Glavpoligrafizdat supplanted OGIZ (Association of State Book and Magazine Publishers) as the USSR’s main publishing entity in the post-World War II era.

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Publisher: Vsekopromsoiuz (All-Russian Union of Industrial Cooperatives) — Всекопромсоюз

A decree of March 1919 placed the Bolshevik Party in control of all consumer cooperatives. In January 1920, the cooperatives were merged into a single union called the "consumers' collectives". In 1921, the government formed the All-Russian Union of Villagers (Sel'skosoiuz) and in 1922 it formed the All-Russian Union of Industrial Cooperatives (Vsekopromsoiuz).

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