A quality and timely harvest-- a blow against the class enemy. The fight against lost harvest should be established as the main point in harvesting. Main action in the fight against loss of harvest is to carry out the harvest in the shortest possible time on the basis of widespread use, not only with complicated machinery, but also with the simplest machines and tools with the universally obligatory immediate bailing of all cut wheat and with fastest threshing possible. [Partial translation]

Poster Number: PP 678
Category: Agriculture
Poster Notes: Quote and text comes from the Resolution of the Council of Peoples’ Commissars of the USSR and Central Committee on the Harvest Campaign of 1932.
Media Size: 43.5x32.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1933
Editorial Information: Editor Krainiuk; Technical Editor A.A. Iakolev
Technical Information on Poster: Izogiz No. 5211; Submitted for production March 3, 1933; Approved for printing April 7, 1933; I.31, No. 1132; Order No. 1028; Standard format 70 x 100; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Price 70 kopeks
Glavlit Directory Number: B-29653
Catalog Notes: PP 678 Agriculture
Artist: Gugunava, Grigory Vasil'evich — Гугунава, Григорий Васильевич
Printer: Izvetsia (News) All-Union Central Executive Committee Typography Offset Print Shop —

The Izvestia (News) All-Union Central Executive Committee Typography Offset Print Shop was located in Moscow and it printed the Izvestia newspaper. Both Izvestia and Pravda (Truth) were the leading newspapers in the Soviet Union. One Soviet-era joke said, "there is no news in Pravda and no truth in Izvestia".

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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".

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