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Putilov Plant, Petrograd, meeting of workers (July 1920)

Putilov Plant, Petrograd, meeting of workers (July 1920)

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Boris Souvarine Papers - Soviet Russia Photos.graduateinstitute.ch/home/research/library/archives/boris... ( http://graduateinstitute.ch/home/research/library/archives/boris-souvarine.html ) ..Notes: The back of this picture holds the mention (in Russian and French) "New elections to the Petrograd soviet at the Putilov factory, after the report by Comrade Glebov-Putilovskii, July 1920"). This legend may designate Nikolaï Glebov-Avilov (1887-1937). A Bolshevik leader arrested during a strike at Putilov factory in 1912, he took a part in the February Revolution, and became and active representative of the Bolsheviks in Petrograd, involved in factories issues...The left banner reads: "Long live the Party of the universal Army of Labour"; one can see a worker ringing a bell. The right banner reads: "To create a locomotive means to bring close to the end hanger and misery, as well as to give a final blow to capitalism". ..Unknown photographer...Description: 1 photograph. Black and white ; 11 x 15 cm...Sources and further reading: .Siegelbaum, Lewis H. 1992. Soviet State and Society between Revolutions, 1918-1929. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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1920
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prospekt Stachek, Saint Petersburg, Russia59.87375, 30.25858
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