Communist Propaganda of the 20th Century

Communist Propaganda of the 20th Century

propaganda - 'noun', information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote a political cause or point of view (Compact Oxford Dictionary).

Monday, September 13, 2010

Noukogude-Eesti 1940-1965 (Soviet Estonia 1940-1965)

Noukogude-Eesti 1940-1965 (Soviet Estonia 1940-1965).  Hardcover book published by Kirjastus “Eesti Raamat” Tallinn 1965.  Text is in Estonian, there is a separate booklet with Russian, English and Finnish (?) translations.

In 25 years Soviet Estonia has become an advanced industrial country. Compared with the output of 1940, our industrial production is now more than 16 times as great. The power, oil-shale, chemical and apparatus-building industries are novel features, typical of the Estonian industry of today. The engineering and building-materials industries have also made considerable progress. The  Largest industrial enterprises in Estonia are the Baltic Thermal Power Plant, the Kohtla-Järve Oil-Shale Plant named after V. I. Lenin, the Electric Motor Plant “Volta”, the Mercury Arc Rectifier Plant named after M. I. Kalinin, the Maardu Chemical Plant, etc. 
At Sirgala and other places we can see walking excavators and giant lorries at work in new open-cast mines.

At Tallinn airport.

Tallinn.  The Baltic Station.

The fodder-processing plant at Tamsalu is one of the largest of its kind in the Republic. It processes fodder for livestock, fowl and fish, using 150 different recipes.

More than 200 specialists are at work at the Estonian Research Institute of Agriculture and Melioration.  A small town has been constructed for the research workers at Saku.

The research workers of the Institute of Experimental Biology, affiliated to the Academy of Sciences of the Estonian SSR., and students of the Biology Department of Tartu State University, determining the intensity of photosynthesis in beet-root.

At the furniture exhibition.

Tallinn. The book-shop “Lugemisvara” (Readers’ Treasure-house) in the Writers’ House.

1 comment:

  1. Those beetroot photosynthesis girls - I think I'm in love!
    ...oh wait... I think that's Myra Hindley on the right..