Look through the posters that were very popular at the time of the USSR existence.
Protect Petrograd city!
From devastating wars to bright labor and enlightenment, 1st May 1921.
Cossack, you are made to fight against working people. Turn round and kill your real enemies instead.
Every unjustified absence from work brings your enemy joy, while a person who loves working makes the bourgeois class sad and angry.
Fight the White Army with a red wedge.
We’ll make a strike at global capital with a book and a rifle.
Red present for the White plan – hit the rich with the present!
The Red Army will make a peasant’s crops safe from the bourgeois class.
Until a rifle is in a peasants’ hands nobody will take freedom away from them.
Peasant, look at the this poster and think it over! 1. Stop! What are you doing? 2. Hurry up to discharge your duty! 3. Your flour will decay and won’t be used either by you or by other people. 4. Pay your food tax and exchange the surplus for the products you need.
They are against the Soviets.
Comrade Lenin liberates the globe from the evil spirits.
The best baby’s dummies in the world.
Read Young Guard Journal.
Peasants, give in your weapon to a Red Army man, he knows better how to protect your land and your earth.
Parasites who don’t work prevent others from working as well.
A plough and a hammer are brothers. Long live the union of a plowman’s plough and a worker’s hammer.
Shame on deserters.
Killing young cattle is a crime. We don’t have enough cattle. Breed the animals if you don’t want to stay hungry. Our future is in our hands.
The ghost of Communism is roaming about Europe.
We are short of bread, then let’s eat fish instead. Our seas are rich in fish. Go to the Labour Department and become a fishmonger.
Buy the best watch in the State Department Store.
We’ll annihilate the world imperialism.
If you grasped a rifle learn how to handle it.
Have you become a volunteer?
Workers of the world, unite!
Russian Socialistic Federative Soviet Republic. Tsar, priest and rich peasant. Both priests and rich peasants cry for the tsar’s power. Peasants need to organize Committees to get rid of their enslavers.
A common idea unites both the Russians and Ukrainians: let the rich never be masters of workers again!
Women, learn how to read! “Eh, mom, I wish you were literate to help me now!”
Women, join the All-Russian Central Union of Consumer Societies.
Posters of 1925-1932 are presented below. Laborers and Young Communists, let’s start the spring seeding.
Save the fuel.
Fling bottles at enemies of the cultural revolution.
Don’t scold your children, buy them books instead.
Meyerhold theatre, January 29, 30, 31, The Teacher.
Enemies are ready to organize a run to the USSR. Workers, keep your eyes open.
Quality is what we want!
Let’s eradicate alcoholism with the help of cultural revolution.
Down with the kitchen slavery!
Join the collective farms!
Every kitchen-maid must learn how to rule a state (Lenin). Forget about your kitchen and join Soviet elections!
Young Communists, participate the seeding!
Let books invade every house bringing in light and knowledge.
Communism = Soviet Power + Electrification
We are young followers of Lenin’s doctrine.
Our unlimatum to adults. Stop smoking and poisoning the air that we are breathing in. Don’t give us a bad example. Stop smoking before discussing the issue of smoking hazards. We are not going to respect those who don’t follow the requirements.
Don’t beat your children. Beating hinders their development.
Don’t expose your children, go to the Soviets of Social Aid and get help there.
Let’s stop those who are wearing feathers and uses makeup as these are all remains of the society that ceased to exist.
Daddy, don’t drink!
Young Communists, learn how to defend the cause of the workers!
Workers go to the Soviets and participate in elections.
Peasant and workers, join the cooperation.
Long Live the International Day of Female Workers, March 8.
Revolutionary movement can’t exist without the revolutionary theory.
While you are busy with drinking, your family members are hungry.
Tractors and public nurseries are drivers of a village’s development. Don’t forget to get maternity aid and consultations at your collective farms.
Don’t let the rich to enter the Soviet.
Let us implement the great working plans in life!
Exhibition of Mayakovsky’s works.
Enemies of the five-year plan: the rich peasant, drunkards, capitalists, Mencheviks and landowners.
Let’s educate the Red Army soldiers.
Posters of 1932-1941. Good staff is the most important thing!
On March 8 female workers clamour against the kitchen slavery.
Grim struggle with plunderers of valuable things that belong to the society.
Smoke our cigarettes!
Let’s get rid of spies and diversionists.
Long live the All-Union Lenin Communist Youth League.
Hot Moscow hamburgers – 50 copecks.
It is high time to taste crabs.
Long live the Red Army of workers and peasants that is a loyal guard of the Soviet borders.
The aim of the Soviets is to get rid of the bourgeois class, create a new society without any class division and private property and achieve total predominance of proletariat.
Long Live the Revolutionary October!
The Youth and the planes.
Our aim is to get 38 million tones of oil and gas in 1941.
There are no cigarettes better than these ones.
The five-year plane of sugar refining industry.
Congress of Soviet writers. Literature must become a part of proletarian cause.
Long Live our happy socialistic motherland! Long live our beloved Comrade Stalin.
Beer must be poured into your glass so that the mark of 0,5 ml is reached.
Let’s participate in harvesting!
The USSR collectivization must be over by the end of the five-year plan. Workers of the USSR are steadily realizing technical re-equipment of peasantry.
The world will belong to us!
Raise the flag of Marx, Engles, Lenin and Stalin higher!
Exhibition devoted to the 20th anniversary of the naval forces.
The whole Moscow participates in the subway construction.
Woman working at collective farms represent the real strength of our society.
Posters of 1941-1945. What have you done to help the front line?
Disgraceful end of the Nazi agressors (Italy, German, Japan).
The more metal we have the more weapon we’ll get.
A chatterbox is a discovery for a spy. They can disclose military secrets and need to be stopped in their attempts to harm the society.
1945. Terror and slavery. As you sow, so you reap.
Bags and pincers are the most awful things for the Nazi.
Intenions of the Nazi: conquest of the world, slavery of people. Correction made by the Red Army.
The Red Army will deprive us of the evil spirits.
Blood for blood, death for death.
Law of nations, moral, honour and conscience are desecrated by Hitler.
The Red Army has saved the world from the evil spirits (slavery).
To Moscow. Away from Moscow.
The enemy will never escape the people’s revenge.
Moscow and Berlin: what a different view!
Celebrating the victory!
Long live the winners!
Death to the Nazi invaders!
The enemy will be annihilated under our continuous attack.
That’s what the Nazi are looking like today. Our aim is to finish them off.
Kill the Nazi monsters!
They have come to know we are not the lambs.
We need more tanks, antitank weapons, planes, rifles and missiles! It is all for the front line and for our victory.
Himmler, Hering, Hitler, Hebbels.
Join the citizens-in-arms.
The beast had been wounded, let’s eliminate the Nazi totally!
Posters of 1945-1960. Be watchful while standing sentinel.
Don’t talk by phone much: a spy is nearby.
Long live our Motherland!
Dreams of workers and peasants have come true.