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Spring labor in the fields is your contribution to victory

Poster Number: PP 197
Category: Agriculture
Media Size: 43x31
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1931
Editorial Information: Editor Filatiev. Technical Editor Grishchuk.
Technical Information on Poster: Izogiz No. 1217. R. 36. No. 176; Order No. 2094
Glavlit Directory Number: B-2123
Sources & Citation: Duiker, W.J., Spielvogel, J. J. (2015). Cengage advantage books: World history, complete. Boston: Wadsworth.
Catalog Notes: PP 197 Agriculture
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