Youth of Soviet Latvia! Vote for candidates of the communist and unaligned block!

Poster Number: PP 884
Category: Youth
Poster Notes: While the poster was issued without a publication date the election is likely from January 1948 for local candidates of the Latvian Soviet government.
Media Size: Please inquire
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: c. 1948
Editorial Information: Editor K. Bush; Technical Editor M. Solomiak
Technical Information on Poster: Latgosizdat No. 1158. Price 2 rubles.
Glavlit Directory Number: IaT 11580.
Catalog Notes: PP 884 Youth
Artist: Seglin, Arved (Segliņš, Arvīds) — Сеглиньш, Арведс
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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