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Gostrudizdat (State Publishing House of Labor Issues)

Гострудиздат (Государственное издательство литературы по вопросам труда)

Gostrudizdat (State Publishing House of Labor Issues) was established around 1924 as Labor Issues Publishing in order to disseminate printed material related to labor. Its office was located in Moscow at 6 Staraia (Old) Square in a building that also housed Moscow's Gorkom (city committee) and Obkom (oblast committee). Dominated by government institutions for decades, Staraia Square at one time contained the offices of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the USSR.

Sources & Citations

Terehina, V. N. (2016). Paytnami krasok, zvonom lozungov ...:Knizhno-plakatnoe tvorchestvo Mayakovskogo. Moskva: Nestor-Istoria. (P. 263, Mayakovskii writing for Gostrudizdat publishers)
Goldman, W. Z. (2002). Women at the gates: Gender and industry in Stalin's Russia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (P. 113, Gostrudizdat cited as a Moscow publisher)
Richardson, D. (2001) The Rough Guide to Moscow. London: Rough Guides Ltd. (P. 123, Staraia Square history described)
Colton, T. J. (1995). Moscow: Governing the socialist metropolis. Cambridge, Mass: Belknap Press.