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The All-Union Population Census Begins on January 15, 1959 It is every citizen’s duty to complete the census and give accurate answers to all questions on the census form. [Partial translation]

Poster Number: PP 1031
Category: Events
Poster Notes: Poster was specifically published for the All-Union Population Census of 1959 as the woman is wearing a worker’s badge for that census.
Media Size: 34x24.5
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1959
Technical Information on Poster: IzoGiz No. 1-690; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Order No. 975
Glavlit Directory Number: Sh 04742-58
Catalog Notes: PP 1031 Events b
Artist: Solov'ev, Mikhail Mikailovich — Соловьёв, Михаил Михайлович
Mikhail Mikailovich Solov'ev was born in Moscow. In 1930 he graduated from the advanced courses of the A.Kh.R.R. (Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia). While he began his professional career as a painter, from 1944 on, he exclusively designed posters. He was made a member of the Union of Soviet Artists in 1933. During the 1930s, Solov'ev worked together on posters and dioramas with the graphic designer Pavel Sokolov-Skalia. During the mid-1930s, Solov'ev was ...
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Printer: Kalinin City Poligrafkombinat of Sovnarkhoz of the RSFSR — Калининский полиграфический комбинат Московского совнархоза Верховного Совета РСФСР
The Poligrafkombinat (printing plant) of Kalinin was the printer for Sovnarkhoz RSFSR (the Regional Council of National Economy of the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic). Sovnarkhoz was an economic reorganization that came about in 1957 when over 100 "economic regions" were created in the USSR to localize and reduce the inordinate role of state administered, top-down economics. The printer was located at 5 Lenin Avenue (formerly Voroshilov Street) in the city of Kalinin (now, Tver) situated ...
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Publisher: Central Statistical Directorate (TsSU) of the USSR — Центральное Статистическое Управление (ЦСУ) СССР
The Central Statistical Directorate (TsSU) was formed in 1918. TsSU was the main statistical organization of the Soviet Union until around 1981 when Goskomstat, the State Committee for Statistics, replaced it. Concurrent with the dissolution of the USSR in 1991, Goskomstat was subsequently replaced by Statkom of the Commonwealth of Independent States.
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