By what means can you help the starving?!! 1. Peasants of high producing regions! Immediately return seed loaned in years 1920 and 1921! Immediately return to storage points seed for the starving people along the Volga River! 2. Give an example to others by quickly fulfilling your obligation! 3. All seed given back or donated will be immediately sent for winter planting in the starving Volga region.

Poster Number: PP 422
Category: Civil War
Poster Notes: Upper panel: [left banner] "Loan Recovery"; [On sack] "Seed"; [Sign above door] "Sovkhoz" (Soviet Farm); [Scroll held by man] ...To Soviet Farms!. Lower panel: [Large sign on barn] "Distribution of Seed for Starving"; [Small sign on barn] "Seed Distribution"; [On signpost] "Peasants of the Volga River, start winter planting immediately upon receiving seed."
Media Size: 32x25
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1921
Technical Information on Poster: RVTs (Passed by Military Censor)
Catalog Notes: PP 422 Civil War b
Artist: Artist Unknown — неизвестный художник
The artist's name on the poster is not indicated. By assigning Artist Unknown to a poster it also could mean the artist used a chop mark whereby no signature is seen thus rendering the artist's identity anonymous.
Printer: State Typography Workshop No. 2, Tambov —
Tambov is a city in Southwest Russia
Publisher: State Publishing House, Tambov — Государственное издательство, Тамбов
The State Publishing House had its origins in Imperial Russia as the Royal Print Yard in St. Petersburg. As the Red Army controlled more provinces and cities in former Imperial Russia, the State Publishing House developed offices outside St. Petersburg. Tambov is a region as well as a city south of Moscow. During the Russian Civil War, the region witnessed the Tambov Rebellion (1920–1921) whereby local residents rose-up against the Bolshevik Red Army.