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Women in the Soviet Union - Image 16. 1929. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 27, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3523.

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(1929). Women in the Soviet Union - Image 16. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3523

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Women in the Soviet Union - Image 16, 1929, Socialist and Communist Pamphlets, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed November 27, 2020, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3523.

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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 4 WOMEN IN THE is too precious for us to sacrifice lightly a thousand lives in a new war. The 60 million which the French capitalists demand from us is not too dear a price to pay for peace." And the woman worker from White Russia, having described the poverty of her land and the work still to be done in supporting the government, declares: " Let us throw the 60 millions down their throats—they want to disturb our peaceful work of construction by this demand. Peace is necessary for us to complete our work, we are only at the beginning. But we women are preparing for the enemy's attack, and we are teaching our husbands and sons." However great and resolute their determination to support the government—their government— however proudly they report of their work and their successes, one gets the impression that the very achievements of these ten years cause them to look further, to realise what is still lacking. As a gaily dressed woman from the Dagestan mountains declared : " Freedom and equality are not everything : we must learn, we need more schools, many more schools. It is dark on the mountains, and the way is difficult. . . . and the men are less enlightened than we women who threw aside the veil." How close to the soil, how warm are these women who have left their daily work on the soil to come here. From the life-giving earth itself, from the "Kingdom of the great mother," they have come here as to their real home, filled with the great creative, historical task of building a new society. Bringing not only their thoughts to help the work of construction, but the materials of their diligence too. The picture of that first day is unforgettable,