March 8th [International Women's Day] is the day of review of the Armed Forces of Women Workers and Women Farmers of all Countries!

Poster Number: PP 339
Category: Women
Poster Notes: Poster was designed by Proletkult-- Proletarskaia Kultura (Proletarian Culture), an artist cooperative established in 1917. Its formation was supposed to provide the foundations for a new proletarian art, "liberated from bourgeois, pre-Soviet culture". Written on the flag: "Everyone under the flag of Lenin’s party!"
Media Size: 43.5x30
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: c.1924
Technical Information on Poster: Inventory No. 5481; Printed on an Offset press
Glavlit Directory Number: 14368. Mosgublit, Moscow provincial office section of Glavlit
Sources & Citation: Radó, S. (1928). Guide-book to the Soviet Union, issued by the Society for Cultural Relations of the Soviet Union with Foreign Countries. Berlin: Neuer Deutscher Verlag.
Catalog Notes: PP 339 Women
Artist: SA — СА
Printer: Typolithography Workshop of Geokartprom V.T.U. (Millitary Topographic Directorate) —

In 1918, the Soviets nationalized the Moscow-based printing workshop at 9 Bol'shaia Polianka Street (later named Soviet Street) belonging to brothers Wilhelm Theodor Mehnert and Herman Julius Mehnert. The building housing the workshop was founded by Julius Kirsten in the 1890s.

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Publisher: M.K.V.K.P. (Moscow Committee of the All-Union Communist Party Bolsheviks) — МКВКП(б)

In 1918, when the Bolshevik Party became the ruling party of Russia, their name was changed to the All-Russian Communist Party. They renamed the Party in 1925 as the All-Union Communist Party, subsequent to the founding of the USSR. In 1952, the Party changed its name to the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. The Moscow Committee was the main seat of the Party.

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