1936: Year of the Stakhanovite

Year of the Stakhanovite

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Our Nobles (1935)

Greetings to the best shock workers--heroes of socialist labor.<BR> This poster was mass printed for the bulletin boards of factories, which would place the portraits of their own local shock workers in the empty spaces.

A. P. Levitin: Sharing Stakhanovite Experience (1951)

Source:
 I. I. Kuptsov: Idushchie vperedi. Moscow: Sovetskii khudozhnik. 1987.

Gustav Klucis: Long Live Stakhanovites! (1936)

Long Live the Stalinist Order of Heroes and Stakhanovites!
Source:
 Dawn Ades, Tim Benton, David Elliot, Iain Boyd Whyte, eds.: Art and Power: Europe under the Dictators 1930-45. London: The South Bank Centre. 1995.

Evgenii Khaldei: Miner Aleksei Stakhanov and the Car He Received as a Gift (1936)

Source:
 Leah Bendavid-Val, editor: Propaganda & Dreams: Photographing the 1930s in the USSR and the US. Zurich and New York: Stemmle Publishers GmbH. 1999.

B. Klinch: Photomontage: the Mirror is Right (1934)

Nikita Izotov: When I looked recently I was alone, and now there are so many Izotovs.
Source:
 I. P. Abramskii: Vragi i druz'ia v zerkale Krokodila, 1922-1972. Moscow: Pravda. 1972.

Boris Ignatovich: Aleksandr Busygin (1935)

Blacksmith-turned-Stakhanovite. He established the norms for planning in the domain of mechanical construction, and was later to become a member of the Supreme Soviet.
Source:
 Grigori Chudakov, Olga Suslova, and Lilya Ukhtomskaya, eds.: Pioneers of Soviet photography. New York: Thames and Hudson. 1983.

Leonid Kotliarov: Portrait of Stakhanov (1938)

Source:
 Gleb Prokhorov, ed.: Art Under Socialist Realism: Soviet Painting 1930-1950. Roseville East, Australia: Craftsman House. 1995.

O. S. Kiriukhin: Aleksei Stakhanov (1981)

Source:
 I. I. Kuptsov: Idushchie vperedi. Moscow: Sovetskii khudozhnik. 1987.

Mark Markov-Grinberg: Portrait of [Shockworker] Nikita Izotov (1934)

Source:
 Sergei Morozov: Sovetskaia khudozhestvennaia fotografiia. Moscow: Iskusstvo. 1958.

Evgenii Khaldei: First Woman Tractor Driver (1905)

Pasha Angelina, first woman tractor driver
Source:
 Leah Bendavid-Val, editor: Propaganda & Dreams: Photographing the 1930s in the USSR and the US. Zurich and New York: Stemmle Publishers GmbH. 1999.