"The victorious growth of Socialism in the USSR will find its expression in the great growth of socialist based national cultures." (Molotov)

Poster Number: PP 476
Poster Notes:

The woman is wearing an Uzbek costume and is styled as a Soviet-era depiction of educational success.
[On the books] "Lenin/Stalin". Quote on poster is by Viacheslav Mikhailovich Molotov (1890-1986), Soviet Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Media Size: 43x30
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1934
Editorial Information: Editor Nemirovskii; Technical Editor Gusev
Technical Information on Poster: Izogiz 6685; I - 38; Submitted for production March 15, 1934, Approved for printing March 29, 1934; Standard format 73 x 104; Volume 1 sheet; Order No. 1330; Price 65 kopeks
Glavlit Directory Number: B-35923
Sources & Citation: Red Star Over Russia by S. King (2009), page 247
Catalog Notes: PP 476 Education & Literacy
Artist: Glik, M. — Глик, М.
Printer: Typolithography Workshop named for V.V. Vorovskii, Moscow — Типо-литография им. Воровского, Москва

The Typolithography Workshop named for V.V. Vorovskii was named in honor of Vatslav Vatslavovich Vorovskii (1871-1923) who was the head of Gosizdat (State Publishing House) from 1919 until 1921. After leaving Gosizdat, Vorovskii served as a diplomat for the Soviet Union. In 1923, he was assassinated in Lausanne, Switzerland. The printer was located in Moscow at 18 Dzerzhinskii Street, a thoroughfare that now has the name Bolshaia Lubianka.

Publisher: Ogiz-IzoGiz, Moscow-Leningrad — Огиз-Изогиз, Москва-Ленинград

Ogiz (Ob"edinenie gosudarstvennykh knizhno-zhurnal'nykh izdatel'stv) is the Association of the State Book and Magazine Publishers. It was established in 1930 by the RSFSR Sovnarkom to centralize all publishing activities in the Soviet Union. Aside from centralization, Ogiz helped eliminate duplication of printed products. Posters, art magazines and artistic books were placed under the Izogiz (Izobrazitel'noe iskusstvo) fine arts section of Ogiz. In 1963, Izogiz was re-named Sovetskii khudozhnik, "Soviet Artist".