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The Soviet woman - an active member of the country's political life

Poster Number: PP 852
Category: Women
Media Size: Please inquire
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: c. 1946
Editorial Information: Editor: S. Gelbergs
Technical Information on Poster: Number 340, [Print] Order Number 217; Price 1.50 rubles.
Glavlit Directory Number: JT 08069
Catalog Notes: PP 852 Women
USSR Region: Latvian SSR
Language: Latvian
Artist: Muceniek, Arthur Ianovich (Mucenieks, Arturs) — Мученик, Артур Иванович
Printer: LPT Typography, Riga —
Publisher: Latgosizdat (Latvian State Publishing House) — Латгосиздат (Латвийское государственное издательство)
Until World War II, Latvia had thriving publishing and printing industries. Between Soviet annexation in 1940 and the German occupation in 1941, Lativa's position as a European publishing hub drastically changed. Around 1940 Lativa's largest publisher, Liesma (Flame), was nationalized during Soviet annexation. The publisher became VAPP (Department of State Book Publishers and Polygraphic Enterprises) and was controlled as a state-run entity. From 1946-1964, VAPP was named Latgosizdat and in 1965, the publisher was re-named Liesma. It specialized in ...
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