We are studying in an excellent way, we are playing happily! [Quote at right] “Long live the Stalinist Constitution which is securing carefree happiness for our childhood and a beautiful future for the builders of communism!”

Poster Number: PP 390
Category: Youth
Poster Notes: The Children's Commission (Detkommissia) carried out the development and inspection of children's homes and all issues concerning children in the USSR.
Media Size: 40.5x27.5
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1937
Editorial Information: Editor M. Ioffe. Technical Editor M. Rosen[berg]
Technical Information on Poster: Izogiz No. 8695. I. 32. Order No. 1257. Submitted for production January 3, 1937. Approved for printing March 10, 1937. Standard format 73 x … [illegible]. Ordered by the Children’s Commission at VTsIK, [All-Russian Central Executive Committee of the Co
Catalog Notes: PP 390 Youth
Artist: Zotov, Konstantin Vasilevich — Зотов, Константин Васильевич
Konstantin Vasilevich Zotov trained at the First Exemplary Printing House in Moscow from 1919-1925 under the tutelage of S.V. Gerasimov and I.N. Pavlov. Starting in 1942, he began to exhibit his work professionally. One of his posters from 1934, Liuboi krestianin-kolkhoznik ili edinolichnik imeet teper’ vozmozhnost’ zhit’ po-chelovecheski [Every collective farm peasant or individual farmer now has the opportunity to live like a human being], established the image of the Stalinist-era collective farm family and it hel...
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Printer: Krasnii Proletarii (Red Proletarian), Moscow — Красный Пролетарий, Москва
The Krasnii Proletarii Workshop originated under the ownership of Ivan Kushnerev, a Russian entrepreneur who founded the Kushnerev & Company Printing Shop in 1869 in Moscow. When Kushnerev died in 1896, his printing operation was one of the largest in Imperial Russia. In 1919, the printer was nationalized by the Soviets and consigned to the Printing Section of the Moscow Economic Council (MSNKh). Around 1920, it was placed under the Poligrafkiniga (Book and Magazine Printing) Trust and was given ...
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Publisher: Ogiz-IzoGiz, Moscow-Leningrad — Огиз-Изогиз, Москва-Ленинград
Ogiz was the Association of the State Book and Magazine Publishers. Its main offices were located in Moscow and in Leningrad. The Sovnarkom of the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic established Ogiz in 1930 to centralize publishing activities under a state monopoly in order to eliminate duplication of printed material, streamline and control publishing production and output, and to create a base for marketing books, training and technical manuals. In 1931, the Central Committee of the USSR ...
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