Long Live the October Revolution! [Partial translation only]

Poster Number: PP 923
Category: Civil War
Poster Notes: Poster is in Ukrainian language.
Media Size: 26.5x20.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1920
Sources & Citation: [Center of poster] "Workers of the world, unite!"; Soviet Posters of the era of the Civil War 1918-1921 by B. S. Butnik-Siverskii (1960), page 213, poster 699
Catalog Notes: PP 923 Civil War b
Artist: Rozhankivskii, Petr — Рожанкивский, Петр (Рожанковский)

Petr Rozhankivskii worked in Poltava, Ukraine. While limited information is available on the artist, his surname is documented as Rozhankivskii and as Rozhankovskii, depending on the source. It is unknown if he shared a family connection with the Russian émigré illustrator Fedor Rozhankovskii.

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Printer: Printer not indicated —
Publisher: All-Ukrainian State Publishing House — Всеукраинское издательство (Всеукриздат)

All-Ukrainian State Publishing House (Vseukrizdat) was founded in 1919 as the State Publishing House of Ukraine and its formation was based upon a directive by the All-Ukrainian Central Executive Committee. The publishing house had branches in the cities of Kharkov, Kiev, Volyn', Poltava and other locations in Ukraine. In 1920, the publisher was renamed All-Ukrainian State Publishing and in 1922, the publisher was renamed DVU (Derzhavne vydavnytstvo Ukrainy). DVU became the largest publisher in Soviet Ukraine and the second-largest publisher in the USSR. Distribution was operated by Ukrknigotsentr" (Ukrainian Book Distributing Center) that collected books for the trade unions, factory reading rooms, collective farms, and district libraries.

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