Only children of capitalists were admitted to bourgeois schools… They and only they always had their tasty breakfast. The United School of Labor has opened wide its doors to all the little citizens of Soviet Russia. And hot breakfasts and lunches for them are prepared by the solicitous hand of Soviet power.

Poster Number: PP 788
Media Size: 29x25
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1920
Technical Information on Poster: December, 1920. Order No. 7.6.30. RVTs (Passed by Military Censor)
Sources & Citation: Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921 by B.S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), page 482, poster 3225
Catalog Notes: PP 788 Education & Literacy
Artist: Eltyshev, Leonid Andreevich — Елтышев, Леонид Андреевич
Printer: 1st Ural State Lithography Workshop, Ekaterinburg —

The 1st Ural State Lithography was located in Ekaterinburg, a city east of Moscow. In 1924 the city was re-named Sverdlovsk in honor of Yakov Mikhailovich Sverdlov, Chairman of the Central Executive Committee during the early Soviet period.

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Publisher: State Publishing House, Ekaterinburg — Государственное издательство, Екатеринбург

The State Publishing House had its origins in Imperial Russia as the Royal Print Yard in St. Petersburg. As the Red Army increased its control over the provinces and cities in former Imperial Russia, the State Publishing House developed offices outside St. Petersburg. Ekaterinburg is located east of the Ural Mountains and it was a center for revolutionary activity in the Urals before and during the Russian Civil War. In 1924 the city was named Sverdlovsk in honor of Yakov Sverdlov, a deceased Bolshevik leader who was chairman of the All-Russian Central Executive Committee.

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