It was a whole epoch. The country was trying to come back to normal life after the war. Old and young people were spending their lives at the collective farms and it was as hard as hell. Women gave birth to children not in hospitals but right on the fields and those children often died from various deseases as well as adults. Many people couldn’t survive that period.
It says “The entire crop is for the front”.
It’s harvesting of spring wheat.
The women are busy with cabbage weeding.
It says “Khatorg” – Kharkiv trading.
“We are farmers who liquidate kulaks (wealthy peasants) as a class on the basis of complete collectivization”.
“Thank you, I. Stalin! Let’s collect a rich harvest!”
But even then they used to smile no matter what.