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Women in the Soviet Union - Image 62. 1929. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. May 25, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3569.

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(1929). Women in the Soviet Union - Image 62. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3569

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Women in the Soviet Union - Image 62, 1929, Socialist and Communist Pamphlets, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed May 25, 2020, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3569.

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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 50 WOMEN IN THE [Comrade Shurskaya first of all described the wretched position of women workers in Poland where the Fascist Government has, bit by bit, robbed the workers of all their gains. In many industries, such as textiles, confectionery and chemicals, women form from 60 to 85 per cent, of the personnel, and on the average 35 per cent, of workers in industry in Poland are women.] So, she said, women workers are not a force to be underestimated, they can throw their weight in the scale when it comes to a question of whether the majority of Polish workers are prepared to fight against Fascism or against the Workers' and Peasants' State. The speaker went on to state that Fascism, and its servant clericalism, is doing everything in its power to keep the women away from the class struggle, and that the majority of women in Poland are still in the church. But the growing poverty of the Polish workers, and particularly of the women, are forcing these backward elements further and further into the camp of revolution, into the open struggle for an improved standard of life. During the bloody unemployed demonstrations of 1925-26, the women were in the front ranks, and many found death in this struggle for daily bread. The organisation of women workers under the revolutionary banner is of the greatest importance ; for the thunderclouds of war against the Soviet Union are gathering ever more threateningly. Poland will play a great part in that war. The Polish country, bordering on the Soviet Union, will