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Zetkin, Klara, 1857-1933. Reminiscences of Lenin - Image 56. 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/4562.

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Zetkin, Klara, 1857-1933. (1929). Reminiscences of Lenin - Image 56. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/4599/show/4562

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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 remained with the Social Democrats, and were followed by the awakening and active women workers. But still a small nucleus of very energetic and very willing women comrades had rallied together, who took part in all the work and struggles of the Party. They had already organised regular work among women workers. Of course, everything was still at the beginning, but it was a very good beginning. "Not bad, not at all bad," said Lenin. "The energy, willingness and enthusiasm of women comrades, their courage and wisdom in times of illegality or semi-legality indicate good prospects for the development of our work. They are valuable factors in extending the Party and increasing its strength, in winning the masses and carrying on our activities. But what about the training and clarity of principle of these men and women comrades ? It is of fundamental importance for work among the masses. It is of great influence on what closely concerns the masses, how they can be won, how made enthusiastic. I forget for the moment who said : ' One must be enthusiastic to accomplish great things.' We and the toilers of the whole world have really great things to accomplish. So what makes your comrades, the proletarian women of Germany, enthusiastic ? What about their proletarian class consciousness ; are their interests, their activities concentrated on immediate political demands ? What is the mainspring of their ideas ? "I have heard some peculiar things on this matter from Russian and German comrades. I must tell you. I was told that a talented woman Communist in Hamburg, is publishing a paper for prostitutes and that she wants to organise them for the revolutionary fight. Rosa acted and felt as a Communist when in an article she championed the cause of the prostitutes who were imprisoned for any i SO