October Revolution 1917-1920

The October Revolution was the culmination of popular sentiment that the provisional government was not changing Russia's imperialist ways from the autocratic reign of the Tsar. The unelected body had to failed to secure peace, instead opting for participation in further military campaigns which provoked outrage amongst soldiers and workers alike.

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Source: Marx Memorial Library (MML), Reference: PO-0001

In this 1933 poster about 1917, Vitkor Deni characterised the figures that were wiped out by both revolutions. In the first panel, you can see the Tsar,...


Source: Marx Memorial Library (MML), Reference: PO-1030

In this poster by...

31. One of the first Red Army battalions 1918

Source: Marx Memorial Library (MML)
Reference: PHOTO_SUB_SOVIET_UNION_1917_REVOLUTION+CIVIL_WAR_PERIOD

42. 1st May
Source: Marx Memorial Library (MML)
Reference: PHOTO_SUB_SOVIET_UNION_1917_REVOLUTION+CIVIL_WAR_PERIOD

40. Sputnik

Poster depicting the four years of revolutionary struggle and progress in Russia. Source: Sputnik

23. Sputnik_Mikhail Kalinin 1919

Source: Sputnik

MIKHAIL KALININ

Kalinin joined the Russian Social Democratic and Labour Party (RSDLP) at its foundation in 1898. He participated in the 1905 revolution and joined the Bolshevik wing of...

11_ Storming the Winter Palace November 7 1917

Source: Marx Memorial Library (MML)
Reference: PHOTO_SUB_SOVIET_UNION_1917_REVOLUTION+CIVIL_WAR_PERIOD

This particular image is actually from a 1920 reenactment of the revolution in Petrograd, on its...

36_The day of celebration of the first proletarian revolution in Petrograd_25 Oct_7 Nov_1918
Source: Marx Memorial Library (MML)
Reference: PHOTO_SUB_SOVIET_UNION_1917_REVOLUTION+CIVIL_WAR_PERIOD

2. MML Anti-semitism Poster

Source: Marx Memorial Library (MML)
CID: 48097

Translation:

'Anti-Semitism is the conscious counter-revolution. Anti-Semites are our class enemies.

Who introduced Anti-Semitism to the Tsardom of Russia?...

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