There Will Be Not A Single Shirker On Easter Day.

Poster Number: PP 288
Media Size: 32x24.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: c.1925
Technical Information on Poster: Publication No. 38602; Order No. [illegible]...R. 30; No. 63
Glavlit Directory Number: A-59981
Catalog Notes: PP 288 Communist Culture
Artist: Urbetis, Konstantin Kazimirovich — Урбетис, Константин Казимирович
Printer: Printer not indicated —
Publisher: State Publishing House — Государственный издательство

The State Publishing House had its origins in Imperial Russia as the Royal Print Yard in St. Petersburg. The Soviets nationalized the print yard in 1917 and requisitioned its presses. From requisitioning emerged the Publishing House of the Petrograd Soviet, formed in the winter of 1917 by the Literary and Publishing Department of People's Commissariat for Education. As the Red Army controlled more provinces and cities in former Imperial Russia, the State Publishing House developed offices outside St. Petersburg. For example in May 1919, the All-Russian Central Executive Committee created the State Publishing House of the RSFSR (Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic) in Moscow. Publishing offices were later created elsewhere around Soviet Russia as well as in outlying republics.