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Women in the Soviet Union - Image 45. 1929. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. August 12, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3552.

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(1929). Women in the Soviet Union - Image 45. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3552

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Women in the Soviet Union - Image 45, 1929, Socialist and Communist Pamphlets, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed August 12, 2020, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3552.

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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 33 clearly illuminated the historical work of the proletariat as the revolutionary, the most advanced class, and in so doing pointed out the revolutionary, culturally creative work of women. The development of the proletarian revolution in the socialist construction of the Soviet Union confirms the great social role played by the women of the working class. One of the first acts of the young Soviet Power was to declare full equality for nationalities and for women. Not merely in constitutional law, not merely in family law, but in all spheres of social life. The legal rights accorded to women were accompanied by equal duties in the work of rebuilding the national economy, the State and culture; by complete equality in the estimation of women as a force in the revolutionary struggle and as a creative, constructive power in the transition to socialism. Complete equality for women in law and in fact was no gracious gift conferred by the victorious proletariat, conscious of its historical tasks and cognisant of its practical interests. In truth, the victorious proletariat, the dictating proletariat, returned loyalty for loyalty. For in the years of preparation before the revolution, there were no more heroic, no more resolute and selfless " soldiers of the revolution" than women. And later, when the first working class State was engaged in a life and death conflict with the counter-revolutionaries, both within and without Russia, when the achievements of October had to be defended by arms, when the very existence of the young Soviet Republic was at stake, the women bore their full share of the burdens. Without their co-operation, without their help in the struggle, the workers' State would never have come out victorious from the conflict with