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The Soviet woman – with equal rights and an active builder of communist socialism!

Poster Number: PP 134
Category: Women
Poster Notes: The woman is holding a book of Stalin’s works.
Media Size: 37.5x27.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: c.1949
Editorial Information: Editor M. Ozolin’sh. Technical Editor T. Ianson.
Technical Information on Poster: Publication No. 3245- Mk45. Order No. 20., Price 3 rubles.
Glavlit Directory Number: Ia T 00316
Catalog Notes: PP 134 Women
USSR Region: Latvian SSR
Artist: Eger, Arvid Reynkhol'dovich (Jēgers, Arvīds) — Егер, Арвид Рейнхольдович
Printer: LRTPP Typography, Riga —
Publisher: Latgosizdat (Latvian State Publishing House) — Латгосиздат (Латвийское государственное издательство)
Until World War II, Latvia had thriving publishing and printing industries. Between Soviet annexation in 1940 and the German occupation in 1941, Lativa's position as a European publishing hub drastically changed. Around 1940 Lativa's largest publisher, Liesma (Flame), was nationalized during Soviet annexation. The publisher became VAPP (Department of State Book Publishers and Polygraphic Enterprises) and was controlled as a state-run entity. From 1946-1964, VAPP was named Latgosizdat and in 1965, the publisher was re-named Liesma. It specialized in ...
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