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The indispensable requirement to secure the establishment of socialism is the literarization of society through the advanced technology of a Latinized alphabet.

Poster Number: PP 593
Poster Notes: The poster propagates changing the Uzbek alphabet from Arabic script to Latin. In 1920s to the 1930s, more than seventy written languages were created in the Soviet Union—all based on the Latin alphabet.
Media Size: 36x26
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1931
Technical Information on Poster: Order No. 2768.
Glavlit Directory Number: 935. Uzlit, Uzbekistan section of Glavlit
Catalog Notes: PP 593 Education & Literacy
USSR Region: Uzbek SSR
Language: Uzbek
Artist: Gerasimov, Nikolai Mikhailovich — Герасимов, Николай Михайлович
Nikolai Mikhailovich Gerasimov was a Soviet-based graphic artist, watercolorist and, a poster artist. He was also a member of the Union of Artists of the USSR. Born in the western Russian city of Kostroma; Gerasimov developed a passion for art during the period he was working in Leningrad. From 1923 to 1927, he studied at the VKhUTEMAS art school in Leningrad. In the late 1920s, he began his professional career. His work was included in the 1932 First ...
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Printer: Uzpoligraf Typolithography, Uzbekistan — Типо-Литография Узполиграф треста, Узбекистан
During the early 1930s, the Uzbekistan-based Uzpoligraf printing trust consolidated a bevy of printing shops both large and small operating within the UzbekSSR and it placed them under state control. Uzpoligraf's principal headquarters were located in Tashkent.
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Publisher: Oznaşr (Uzbek State Publishing) — Ознаср (Узгосиздат)
Ѳznaşr (Uzbek State Publishing) was formed around 1924 in the Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic. Its main offices were located in Samarkand and in Tashkent. Prior to the October Revolution of 1917, there were few printing presses and lithography studios in Uzbekistan, and the few that existed tended to serve the Imperial Russian administration. In 1920, the Turkestan State Publishing House (likely the first publisher in the "Soviet East") developed operations across Central Asia. Ѳzna...
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