The October Revolution gave all people of the soviet country the opportunity to build a new, good life – socialism. The October Revolution liberated people of the north from the yoke of merchants, kulaks and shamans. [Partial translation]

Poster Number: PP 625
Poster Notes: Poster is in Russian, Nanai language and in other languages of northeastern Siberia.
Media Size: 44x31.5
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1932
Editorial Information: Editor from "Niains" L. Ivanov; Editor from "Izogiz" A. Baranov; Technical Editor F. Tarasov
Technical Information on Poster: Izogiz No. 4582 I-38; Submitted for printing October 12, 1932 [and] Approved for printing November 14, 1932; Order No. 801; Volume 1 sheet of paper; [Printed at] 3 Mir Street
Glavlit Directory Number: 59568. Lengorlit, Leningrad city section of Glavlit
Catalog Notes: PP 625 Education & Literacy
Artist: Mikhailova, Klavdia — Михайлова, Клавдия
Printer: 24th Lithography Workshop of the Poligrafkniga Trust of Ogiz, Leningrad —

Historically, the 24th Lithography Workshop was owned by Fedor Kibbel' prior to Soviet nationalization. It was located at Kronverkskaia and Mir Streets in St. Petersburg (Petrograd). Shortly after the workshop was nationalized, it became the 1st State Lithography Workshop named in honor of Mikhail Pavlovich Tomskii (1880-1936), the head of the Soviet trade union and director of the State Publishing House. By the 1930s, this workshop became the 24th Lithography Workshop of Ogiz (Association of State Book and Magazine Publishers) and it was managed by the Poligrafkniga (Book and Magazine Printing) Trust.

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".