What is Komsomol? To teach and to learn, to raise a young generation to be loyal to the tasks of the motherland! [On the right in the red box] "Decorated Komsomol, always follow Stalin along the way that Lenin provided. Be among the first in everything you do!"

Poster Number: PP 573
Category: Youth
Poster Notes: Poster contains a 1924 poem "Komsomol Member" by Aleksandr Alekseevich Zharov (1904-1984). Komsomol was the All-Union Leninist Communist League of Youth.

[Book in hands of the kids]
“About Komsomol”. –J. Stalin

Media Size: 39х28
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1939
Editorial Information: Editor Strukov.
Technical Information on Poster: Submitted for production and approved for printing June 26, 1939. Standard Format 62 x 94. No. 4215 Index Р-10. Order No. 5237. Price 10 kopeks.
Glavlit Directory Number: A-13955
Catalog Notes: PP 573 Youth
Artist: Chernov, A. — Чернов, А.
Printer: Printer not indicated —
Publisher: Iskusstvo (Art Publishing House), Moscow-Leningrad — Искусство, Москва-Ленинград

Iskusstvo was the Art Publishing House (A.K.A. Visual Arts Publishing) that was created in 1936 from Ogiz-Izogiz (State Art and Literature Publishing House). It disseminated books and journals dealing with graphic design and the fine arts, and it issued numerous posters. Since the Iskusstvo banner was part of the State Printing Works in Leningrad (St. Petersburg) and Moscow, its two main offices were located in those two cities.

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