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Women in the Soviet Union - Image 17. 1929. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. August 5, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3524.

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(1929). Women in the Soviet Union - Image 17. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3524

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Women in the Soviet Union - Image 17, 1929, Socialist and Communist Pamphlets, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed August 5, 2020, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3524.

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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 like a fairy tale from the thousand and one nights. In gaily coloured, hand-woven and hand-sewn shawls and costumes, they bring the products of their labour, the increasing fruits of their toil: carpets and silks from the proudly graceful women of Turkestan and Bokhara, embroideries—the beautiful handwork of the Ukrainian peasant women ; robes of grey and white material from the textile workers of Moscow and Ivanova Voznessensk for the Red Army, " so that our Red soldiers may have shirts and clothing" ; mirrors and glassware, porcelain, sugar—all the products of women's labour. But what aroused the greatest applause was the gift of the women metal workers, a mortar "to stamp out the capitalist class." And they all understood the significance of this tool, the usefulness of this gift—just as they understood the significance of the speeches of greeting from the German and British women delegates, who were received with great applause. Rarely have participants in such a great and varied congress followed the proceedings with such undivided attention, still more rarely perhaps have they all taken such a lively part in them. Corridors and ante-rooms empty, the refreshment rooms occupied only at meal times, and an unceasing stream of question papers in the appropriate boxes. This congress of women workers and peasants is witness of the pulsating life streaming from fresh sources. We have never seen a congress in which so many took part, so many questions asked. 200 took nart in the discussion on the report of Yenuk- idze (Secretary of the Central Executive Committee of the Soviet Union) dealing with "Women