The truth of a peasant is tricky, but the truth of a landlord bends in every direction.

Poster Number: PP 313
Category: Civil War
Poster Notes: [Top of poster] "Ukrainian Socialist Soviet Republic / Workers Of All Countries, Unite!"
Media Size: 32.5x25.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1920
Technical Information on Poster: Kharkov, 1920.
Sources & Citation: Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921 by B. S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), page 175, poster 333
Catalog Notes: PP 313 Civil War b
Artist: Kotliarevs'kii, I. — Котляревський, И.
Printer: Energia (Energy) Typography Workshop, Kharkov — Типография Энергия, Харьков

The name "Energy" was used for a multitude of printers throughout the Soviet Union. This particular printer was located in the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (Ukrainian SSR) and in the city of Kharkov.

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Publisher: All-Ukrainian State Publishing House — Всеукраинское издательство (Всеукриздат)

All-Ukrainian State Publishing House (Vseukrizdat) was founded in 1919 as the State Publishing House of Ukraine and its formation was based upon a directive by the All-Ukrainian Central Executive Committee. The publishing house had branches in the cities of Kharkov, Kiev, Volyn', Poltava and other locations in Ukraine. In 1920, the publisher was renamed All-Ukrainian State Publishing and in 1922, the publisher was renamed DVU (Derzhavne vydavnytstvo Ukrainy). DVU became the largest publisher in Soviet Ukraine and the second-largest publisher in the USSR. Distribution was operated by Ukrknigotsentr" (Ukrainian Book Distributing Center) that collected books for the trade unions, factory reading rooms, collective farms, and district libraries.

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