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Soviet propaganda poster published in 1931
TopFoto 0859562; Soviet propaganda poster, 1931


  1. What types of work are women shown doing?

  2. What devices does this poster use to encourage women to go to work outside the home? Consider the pictures, the colours and the text.

  3. Why has the artist included pictures of young children being cared for?

  4. Propaganda is about spreading information to promote a particular viewpoint or cause. What viewpoint or cause was being promoted here?

  5. Why did the Soviet Union need women to work outside the home?