Corn is a priceless treasure!

Poster Number: PP 945
Category: Agriculture
Poster Notes: Poster is in Tajik language; in the 1950s, USSR Premier Nikita Khrushchev strove to make corn the official "fodder crop" of the Soviet Union. Khrushchev's valiant efforts are at times historically referred to as his "Corn Campaign"; Dushanbe is the capital of the Tajik SSR where this poster was published. The capital was known as Stalinabad from 1929 to 1961.
Media Size: 44.5x30
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1963
Editorial Information: Editor A. Akhmadov
Technical Information on Poster: Size 70x108 (cm); No. 57; Price 10 Tenge
Glavlit Directory Number: KL 00505
Catalog Notes: PP 945 Agriculture b
Artist: Ershov, Igor' Aleksandrovich — Ершов, Игорь Александрович
Publisher: State Publishing House, Tajik SSR — Государственное издательство, Таджикская ССР

The State Publishing House had its origins in Imperial Russia as the Royal Print Yard in St. Petersburg. As the Red Army controlled more provinces and cities in former Imperial Russia, the State Publishing House developed offices outside St. Petersburg. The Tajik Soviet Socialist Republic (A.K.A. Tajik SSR) was located in Central Asia and was one of the constituent republics of the Soviet Union from 1929 to 1991.

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