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Women in the Soviet Union - Image 15. 1929. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. April 5, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3522.

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(1929). Women in the Soviet Union - Image 15. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3522

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Women in the Soviet Union - Image 15, 1929, Socialist and Communist Pamphlets, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed April 5, 2020, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3522.

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Title Women in the Soviet Union
Contributor (LCNAF)
  • Ni︠u︡rina, F. E. (Fanni Efimovna)
Contributor (Local)
  • Alexander, G. G. L.
Publisher Workers Library Publishers
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • New York, New York
Date 1929
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Women
  • Congresses and conventions
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Soviet Union
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
  • Image
Original Item Extent 67 pages: illustrations; 18 cm
Original Item Location HQ1662.W6 1929
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8304548~S11
Original Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://libraries.uh.edu/branches/special-collections
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Transcript SOVIET UNION 3 Keep quiet. Attentive silence reigns in the hall while Kalinin, the "village elder," beloved by all, makes his speech. An old Samoyed woman mounted the dais holding a fine clothed doll, the sign of her trade, which, with a solemn bow, she presented to Kalinin. It seems that the joyful clapping will never end—they all seem to be presenting this doll, borne by a thousand hands, to their government representative. As though it were part of their heart—their heart seems to be in it so much—speaking from a thousand eyes, heard in a thousand shouts. And all this although he, their Soviet elder, representative of the government of which they themselves are a part, a living member, has just described the grave political situation. The economic tasks confronting the country, the State which they have forged, and has put before the Congress the serious question of defending that country; he asked for the opinion and advice of these thousand women who made their pilgrimage to Moscow from all parts, from the uttermost ends of the Union—many of them journeying for weeks, using the railway for the first time in their lives. And all of them, wearing different costumes, speaking different languages, unknown to each other until that moment, speak with but one voice—we stand by our government, we approve their policy of peace. Those are the words of the Volga peasant woman, speaking in a hard voice, moving her work worn hands, comparing the past and the present—the " wooden hand plough and the tractor, increasing the harvest a handredfold. We have our State, the fruit of hard work for ten years, so dearly bought with the blood of our sons and brothers ! How could we forget it! To-day one life