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Zetkin, Klara, 1857-1933. Reminiscences of Lenin - Image 16. 1929. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 23, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/4599/show/4522.

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Zetkin, Klara, 1857-1933. (1929). Reminiscences of Lenin - Image 16. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/4599/show/4522

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Title Reminiscences of Lenin
Alternative Title Reminiscences of Lenin: dealing with Lenin's views on the position of women and other questions
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Zetkin, Klara, 1857-1933
Publisher Modern Books
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • London, England
Date 1929
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Women
Subject.Topical (Local)
  • Politics and government
  • Social conditions
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Soviet Union
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 78 pages; 19 cm
Original Item Location DK254.L4Z48 1929
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8304549~S5
Original Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
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Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://libraries.uh.edu/branches/special-collections
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Transcript REMINISCENCES OF LENIN sedulously studied the manner in which the upper ten "cough and spit,' a servility which had lost all pride in the historical importance of the proletariat and all human dignity. Admitted that these gentlemen were never so ''foolish and daring as to wish to make a revolution" like Lenin. And under their care the capitalists in the onetime "nursery of the Roman Empire" can for the present sleep even more securely than in the time of Heinrich Heine under its three-and-thirty monarchs. Until finally the revolution shall rise out of the torrent of historical development and necessity, and society here, too, thunders with the cry : "Quos ego ! " My first visit to Lenin's family strengthened the impression I had received at the Party conference, and which in frequent conversations with him since then, has been deepened. It is true that Lenin lived in the Kremlin, the former Tsarist fortress, and that one had to pass many guards before reaching him—a regulation justified by the counter-revolutionary attempts on the leaders of the revolution which were still being made at that time. Lenin also received visitors, when it was necessary, in the State apartment. But his private dwelling was of the utmost simplicity and unpretentiousness, I have been in more than one worker's home furnished much more richly than that of the "all-powerful Muscovite dictator." I found Lenin's wife and sister at supper, which I was immediately and heartily asked to share. It was a simple meal, as the hard times demanded : tea, black bread, butter, cheese. Later the sister tried to find something "sweet" for the "guest of honour" and discovered a small jar of preserves. It was well known that the peasants 10