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The Motherland Calls to the East!

Poster Number: PP 833
Category: Industry
Poster Notes: The trains are labeled “Moscow-Irkutsk”; “Minsk–Khabarovsk”; “Tblisi-Angarsk”; “Kiev–[illegible]”; “Leningrad–[illegible]” from cities in the west going to cities in the east as part of the periodic campaigns encouraging young people to find work in sparsely populated regions.
Media Size: Please inquire
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1956
Editorial Information: Editor M. Dmitrieva
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved] September 15, 1956. Publication No. 1-130, size 1 large sheet, Order No. 212, Price 1 ruble
Glavlit Directory Number: SH011281
Catalog Notes: PP 833 Industry
Artist: Kapitan, A. — Капитан, А.
Printer: Kalinin City Poligrafkombinat of Glavpoligrafprom — Калининский полиграфический комбинат Главполиграфпрома
The Kalinin Poligrafkombinat was located at 5 Lenin Avenue (formerly Voroshilov Street) in Kalinin (now Tver), a city northwest of Moscow. Throughout its existence, the name of this printing plant changed depending on the various state-owned trusts that handled its management. During the mid-1950s into the 1970s, the plant was under the management of Glavpoligrafprom (Main Directorate of the Printing Industry). Poligrafkombinat is the portmanteau for the English word, printing plant.
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Publisher: IzoGiz (State Publishing House of Fine Art), Moscow — Изогиз (Государственное издательство изобразительного искусства), Москва
The history of IzoGiz begins with the formation of Ogiz, the Association of the State Book and Magazine Publishers. In 1930, the Sovnarkom of the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic established Ogiz to centralize publishing under a monopoly in order to eliminate duplication of printed material, to streamline and control publishing production and its output, and to create a base for marketing books, training and technical manuals. In 1931, the Central Committee of the USSR ordered certain ...
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