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[Stalin wrote] “The victory of Socialism in our country is accomplished! The base of the socialist economy is completed.” [Partial translation]

Poster Number: PP 059
Category: Stalin
Poster Notes: Poster is oversized; text refers to completion of the final year of the first Five-Year Plan of the Soviet Union; poster was featured in the journal Za Proletarskoe Iskusstvo the organ of the Association for Proletarian Artists (RAPKh) published from 1931 to 1932.
Media Size: 51x35
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1932
Editorial Information: Editor Korobchenko; Technical Editor Gusev
Technical Information on Poster: Izogiz No. 4220. I. 37; Submitted for printing May 19, 1932; Approved for Printing July 6, 1932; Order No. 5289; 3rd edition; Standard format 73 x 104-2 sheets
Glavlit Directory Number: B-21580
Sources & Citation: Za Proletarskoe Iskusstvo RAPKh (1932). Vol. 5, Izogiz: Moskva-Leningrad.
Catalog Notes: PP 059 Stalin (oversized)
Artist: Klutsis, Gustav Gustavovich (Klucis, Gustavs) — Клуцис, Густав Густавович
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Printer: Krasnii Proletarii (Red Proletarian), Moscow — Красный Пролетарий, Москва
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Publisher: Ogiz-IzoGiz, Moscow-Leningrad — Огиз-Изогиз, Москва-Ленинград
Ogiz was the Association of the State Book and Magazine Publishers. Its main offices were located in Moscow and in Leningrad. The Sovnarkom of the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic established Ogiz in 1930 to centralize publishing activities under a state monopoly in order to eliminate duplication of printed material, streamline and control publishing production and output, and to create a base for marketing books, training and technical manuals. In 1931, the Central Committee of the USSR ...
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