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Posters of the Russian Civil War, 1918-1922

This rather unique collection of posters from the Russian Civil War comes from Harold Manchester Fleming, who happened to be a field inspector for the American Relief Administration after World War I. Fleming acquired over 100 posters from the period, and they made their way to the New York Public Library's Manuscripts and Archives Division in the 1970s. Later, the collection grew with items...
The Chairman Smiles

The 145 posters gathered together on the International Institute of Social History website represent some of the best propaganda efforts of the former Soviet Union, China, and Cuba. In the Soviet Posters section, readers can peruse representations from the Revolution of 1917, the subsequent civil war, the Five Year Plans of the 1930s, and Stalin's dictatorship. The Chinese posters include rare...
The Chairman Smiles: Posters from the Former Soviet Union, Cuba and China

Drawn from the collection of the International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam, this website offers digitized images of both famous and obscure political propaganda posters. The ninety-nine posters are presented on three pages, one each for the Soviet Union, Cuba, and China. Even users with high-bandwidth connections should be patient when accessing these pages, since thumbnails for all...