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Laboring people of Soviet Latvia! Vote for the candidates of the bloc of Communists and non-aligned parties!

Poster Number: PP 816
Category: Events
Poster Notes:

[Background announcement reads]: "On February 10, 1946, Everyone to the Elections of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR!"
From June 1941 until May 1945, Latvia was occupied by the armed forces of Germany. By 1945, the USSR had expelled German troops across the Baltic States and a pro-Soviet government was re-established in Lativa. February elections were held for Latvia's representation in the USSR Government (the theme of this poster) and, those elections were followed by elections in February 1947 of the Latvian Supreme Soviet. On January 18, 1948, elections to the local Soviets took place.

Media Size: Please inquire
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: c. 1946
Editorial Information: Editor A. Shtals; Technical editor V. Gravitis
Technical Information on Poster: Price 3 rubles
Glavlit Directory Number: IaT 00104
Catalog Notes: PP 816 Events
Artist: Medvedev, Vsevolod — Медведев, Всеволод
Printer: VAPP Typography, Riga —
VAPP is the Department of State Book Publishers and Polygraphic Enterprises (Valsts apgādniecības un poligrāfijas uzņēmumu pārvaldes).
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Publisher: VAPP (Department of State Book Publishers and Polygraphic Enterprises), Riga — ВАПП, художественное издательство
VAPP was the Department of State Book Publishers and Polygraphic Enterprises (Valsts apgādniecību un poligrāfisko uzņēmumu pārvaldes in Latvian). Founded in January 1941 with support from the Soviet Union and via Decree of the Latvian SSR People's Council of Commissars; VAPP controlled the stationary (paper) distribution, book selling repositories and nearly all printing and publishing operations within the Latvian SSR. Its headquarters were located at 11 Moskovskaia Street (today Teatrealnaia Street) in Rig...
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