Proletarian, in Institutions of Higher Education, Technical Schools, and Retraining Courses – This Is the Path to Creating Proletarian Cadres. The core of workers in the VTUZ [higher technical education institution] should be raised to 70 percent. In Rabfak [industrial–technical worker’s faculty], the intake should be 90 percent men and women workers. [Partial translation]

Poster Number: PP 989
Poster Notes:

[Quote] "From the resolution of the April plenum of the Central Committee of the All-Union Communist Party".
[Building in background] "Technical College" (also called a higher technical educational institution).

Media Size: 41x27.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1930
Technical Information on Poster: R30 No. 44 37--74 Order No. 186. Price 30 Kopeks.
Glavlit Directory Number: A-51814
Catalog Notes: PP 989 Education & Literacy
Artist: Efanov, Vasilii Prokofievich — Ефанов, Василий Прокофьевич
Printer: 1st Exemplary Gosizdat Typolithography Workshop, Moscow — 1-я Образцовая типография Госиздата, Москва

The 1st Exemplary Gosizdat Typolithography Workshop was located in Moscow at 28 Valovaia Street. Historically, the workshop began as the Sharapov-Sytin Partnerhip in the era prior to the Russian Revolution. Ivan Dmitrievich Sytin (1851-1934) was the son of a peasant. He opened a small print shop in Moscow using a single press and by the start of the 20th century his printing business (at Valovaia and Piatnitskaia streets) was the largest private printing company in tsarist Russia.

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Publisher: State Publishing House, Moscow-Leningrad — Государственное издательство, Москва-Ленинград

For backstory, please see the entries for State Publishing House, Moscow and State Publishing House.

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