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Women in the Soviet Union - Image 47. 1929. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. April 7, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3554.

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(1929). Women in the Soviet Union - Image 47. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3554

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Women in the Soviet Union - Image 47, 1929, Socialist and Communist Pamphlets, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed April 7, 2020, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3554.

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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 35 Comrades, I think it is necessary to emphasise one great fact which underlies all others, that we have observed and welcomed in the Soviet Union. It is not complete equality between men and women in law, on paper—the greatest, the most far-reaching effect of the proletarian revolution is the awakening, the independent activity, the urge towards a new life of thousands, yes, of millions of women in the Soviet Union. Countless women, once dormant, or bearing their lot with dull-witted resignation, are now socially active, inspired with the will to socialism. For women, the greatest result of October is that it has cleared the way for their all-round activity in every sphere of industry, of administration, of education, of the whole State and cultural system of the Soviet Union. There is here an awakening of women's forces which rouses the enthusiastic cry on all lips: "Souls have awakened, there is joy in life." We see ever greater numbers of women working actively, realising the truth of Faust's words : " Only he attains freedom and life who must win them daily." The women of the Soviet Union are winning liberty, are winning a life in the sunshine of a higher, wider culture by struggling daily with courageous, unselfish labour in the sphere of industry, politics and culture, to build up the socialist, the Communist society. And this effect of the proletarian revolution, rousing new strength, animating strength, calling up strength for endurance, is particularly great there where women suffered most under the slavery imposed on them because of their sex, and where they still to some extent suffer, in the lands of the East. We in the West feel the world transforming, world animating strength resulting from the Russian proletarian revolution and the creation of a new social