For 600,000 physical culturalists on the Don!

Poster Number: PP 218
Poster Notes: This poster highlights accomplishments of voluntary sports societies of the DSO SSR (Dobrovol'nyye sportivnyye obshchestva SSR). The banners are sport clubs of the USSR: Dinamo (Soviet State Security), Trudovye Rezervy (All-Union Voluntary Sport Society of Trade Unions); Burevestnik (All-Union Voluntary Sport Society of Students and Teachers); Lokomotiv (All-Union Voluntary Sports Society of Rail Transport Workers' Trade Unions), Nauka (All-Union Voluntary Sports Society of Employees of Higher Education and Science); Spartak (All-Union Voluntary Sports Society of Trade Unions). The award is for the All-Union Physical Culture Training Program Gotov k trudu i oborone SSSR. This meant “Ready for Labor and Defense of the USSR” or, GTO. The award illustrated is the 2nd class variation.
Media Size: 36.5x27.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: c. 1940
Editorial Information: Editor R. I. Taraev.
Technical Information on Poster: Order No. …. [illegible text]. Price 2 rubles.
Glavlit Directory Number: PK27198
Catalog Notes: PP 218 Communist Culture
Artist: Zubarev, Pavel Pavlovich — Зубарев, Павел Павлович
Pavel Pavlovich Zubarev studied as an artist in the studios of Novorossiysk (1914-16), a port city on the Black Sea in southern Russia. During his career he participated in Republican and All-Union poster exhibitions held in the USSR.
Printer: Chromolithography named for Il'ich, Rostov-On-Don —
This lithographer was named in honor of Vladimir Il'ich Lenin and was under the state-owned trust of Oblpoligrafizdat (Regional Department for the Polygraphic, Publishing and Book Trade Industries). The entity was located in Rostov-On-Don, a city in southern Russia.