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Zetkin, Klara, 1857-1933. Reminiscences of Lenin - Image 52. 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/4558.

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Zetkin, Klara, 1857-1933. (1929). Reminiscences of Lenin - Image 52. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/4599/show/4558

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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 URL http://libraries.uh.edu/branches/special-collections
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Transcript REMINISCENCES OF LENIN But I must tell you something which will please you greatly, I know. I got a letter a short while ago from the remote little village of (Unfortunately I have forgotten the difficult name.—K.Z.). There are a few hundred children in a home there and they write to me : ' Dear little grandfather Lenin, We want to tell you that we have become very good. We study diligently. We already read and write well. We make lots of pretty things. We wash ourselves carefully every morning and wash our hands every time we eat. We want to make our teacher happy. He does not love us when we are dirty'—and so on. Do you see, dear Klara, we are making progress in every sphere, serious progress. We are learning culture, we wash ourselves—and every day, too ! The little children in the villages are already helping us to build up Soviet Russia. And then can we fear that we shall not triumph ? " Lenin smiled, his old, happy smile, which expressed such goodness and certainty of victory. <i, <<i I heard Lenin's speech on the Russian revolution, the speech of one restored to health who has the iron will to live in order to mould creative social life, the words of one to whom death was already stretching out its bony arms, pitilessly. But together with these last historical actions, there remains the indelible memory of the end of the last personal conversation I had with Lenin—apart from quite short remarks at occasional encounters. Together they form a complete and perfect whole. Here, as everywhere, Lenin was the same. Lenin, who saw the great in the small, who comprehended and appreciated the small in its inherent connections with the great. Lenin, who in Marx's spirit recognised the close mutual reaction of popular education and revolution. Lenin, for whom popular education was the revolution. The revolution ' 4" 46