Category: 1940s

Rule #5 for pupils. Be clean, combed and tidily dressed at…

Rule #5 for pupils. Be clean, combed and tidily dressed at school.

In the morning, after getting up:
clean clothes and footwear, wash hands and face, wash above the waist, rinse mouth, comb hair.

At night, before bed:
wash hands, ears, and neck, brush teeth, wash feet.

Once a week:
go to sauna, change underwear.

(Vintage Soviet poster by V. Grevsky and L. Nimen, 1944)

Vintage ads. White-Snow Tooth Powder. Poster by S. Sakharov and…

Vintage ads. White-Snow Tooth Powder. Poster by S. Sakharov and K. Kuzginov (USSR 1949)

Central Park in Leningrad (1946)

Central Park in Leningrad (1946)

Soviet actors Erast Garin and Faina Ranevskaya in 1947…

Soviet actors Erast Garin and Faina Ranevskaya in 1947 Cinderella movie.

Gorky street in Moscow (current/historical name Tverskaya)….

Gorky street in Moscow (current/historical name Tverskaya). Photo by Yevgeny Umnov (1947)

“Blue Nights, Rise Up Like Flames” – the main song of Soviet…

“Blue Nights, Rise Up Like Flames” – the main song of Soviet young pioneers.

Written in 1922. This here is a 1949 performance.

Song: March of the Pilots (written in 1923)Video: Parade of…

Song: March of the Pilots (written in 1923)

Video: Parade of Athletes on the Red Square in Moscow (1945)

Leningradets, a 1948 Soviet radio receiver

Leningradets, a 1948 Soviet radio receiver

Nevsky Prospect in Leningrad (1947)

Nevsky Prospect in Leningrad (1947)

sovietpostcards: “Animals During War”, a book about animals that…

sovietpostcards:

“Animals During War”, a book about animals that helped during the war, the unnamed heroes. Illustrated by V. Trofimov, book published in 1943. (via)

Животные на войне. Рисунки В. Трофимова. 1943 год.