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Women in the Soviet Union - Image 20. 1929. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. July 8, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3527.

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(1929). Women in the Soviet Union - Image 20. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3527

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Women in the Soviet Union - Image 20, 1929, Socialist and Communist Pamphlets, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed July 8, 2020, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3527.

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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 8 WOMEN IN THE for the children themselves. These institutions were reinforced by communal eating houses and laundries, which liberated women from the manifold burdens of housework which had handicapped them, and prevented their participation in public work. In the difficult conditions following the world war and the serious economic ruin, all these changes could not proceed so quickly as was demanded by the masses, shaken by the October revolution. But in spite of all difficulties, large numbers of women workers and peasants were drawn into the work of building up socialism and shared in the administration and government of the State. The main task of the Union Congress of Soviet women delegates was to determine the extent to which the work had been accomplished, the extent to which women workers and peasants shared in practical Soviet work, the work which they did in the Soviets and to what degree they had improved in that work. In addition the Congress had to discuss the demands of women workers and peasants on the Soviets and, by so doing, draw up plans for facilitating Soviet work. The Government also expected practical advice from them on the chief aspects of government activity, particularly with reference to popular education, protection of health and participation of women in Soviet and other public work. One thousand and fifty-two persons were present at the congress, of whom 800 were empowered to vote. Of these 800, there were 403 peasant women engaged on their own farms, 226 women