These marvelous pictures have been found in HAIR’S HOW magazine. Such a modern vision of the Soviet past.
in top three!!!
what happened to you RSS feed, I get 2 or 3 same posts in my Google reader :/
vot kak ih ebat': togda byli strashnie. teper’ plastikovye.
Very neat, but it would’ve been even better if the author would’ve translated the text on the posters as well.
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1st one says: (in red): party (meaning communist party) says “we need it” (in meaning do it) – komsomol (Young Communist League) says “Yes, certainly” (in meaning we’ll do it )
(in blue): to fields! to construction sites!
2nd: Youth – to stadiums!
3rd: (in red, top): We, Bolsheviks, would try hard, so every collective farmer would have a cow
(in red, bottom): the boy says: Now I would have a cow!
4th: Work as Darya Garmash!
Pretty famous person who moved people to work harder during WW2
5th: What did revolution give to a working woman and a peasant woman?
(on a Barbie’s pinafore): Vidal Sassoon (this guy organized Jewish people against Nazi in London but in Russia this name more known as a brand of shampoo – nice joke BTW)
6th: dairymaids, let’s try to obtain as much milk as possible from each cow!
7th: Ask for pastry of Mosselprom (Moscow agrarian industry) government factories
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