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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2019-07-18
circa 1920s-1930s
Creator:
Soviet Union.
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (3 oversized folders)
This collection contains 48 color posters documenting Soviet propaganda during the 1920s and 1930s. The Communist party aimed to erase religion, Czarism, and capitalism, and replace them with a new way of life. It also condemned drinking and promoted a healthier diet and exercise. About a third of the posters focus on the raising of children, targeting mothers and promoting physically and ideologically healthy parenting and child care of the future generation of Soviet citizens.
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Early Soviet posters
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Soviet Union.
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PUSp.Print Collection 18
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear feet (3 oversized folders)
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circa 1920s-1930s
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This collection contains 48 color posters documenting Soviet propaganda during the 1920s and 1930s. The Communist party aimed to erase religion, Czarism, and capitalism, and replace them with a new way of life. It also condemned drinking and promoted a healthier diet and exercise. About a third of the posters focus on the raising of children, targeting mothers and promoting physically and ideologically healthy parenting and child care of the future generation of Soviet citizens.
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Russian
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Soviet Union. Soviet Union.
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Posters