Women workers and women peasants, hurry to the training courses for Red Nurses and Nurses Orderlies! Help the Red Soldier at the front! Bring aid to the sick in the country! Go to infirmaries and hospitals.

Poster Number: PP 757
Category: Civil War
Media Size: 44.5x30
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1919
Technical Information on Poster: No. 65; [Printed at] Piatnitskoe Department, Moscow, 71 Piatnitskaia Street
Sources & Citation: Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1919-1921 by B. S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), p.194, poster 531; Russian Revolutionary Posters by V. Polonskii (1925), page 152, poster 423
Catalog Notes: PP 757 Civil War
Artist: Apsit, Aleksandr Petrovich (Apsītis, Aleksandrs) — Апситис, Александр Петрович
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Printer: 1st State Typo-lithography Workshop, Moscow (formerly Sytin) — 1-я Государственная типо-литография, Москва (до Сытина)
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Publisher: Litizdat (Literary and Publishing Department of the Political Directorate of the Revolutionary Military Council of the Republic) — Литиздат
Litizdat (Literaturno-izdatel'skii otdel politicheskogo upravleniia RVSR) was established in June 1919 by order of the Department of the Political Directorate (PUR) of the Revolutionary Military Council of the Republic (RVSR). A formal decree approved its existence in October that year. Due to the hierarchy of Litizdat's formation, its title is often abbreviated as Litizdat PUR RVSR on publications it issued. As the main publishing arm for the Red Army and the Red Navy, Litizdat distributed a ...
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