Soviet Anti-Alcohol Propaganda 1929-1969


''Stop''
Artwork: П. Соколов-Скаля, 1929

These vintage Soviet anti-alcohol posters used a combination of stern austerity and slick graphic arts in their attempt to convince communist-era industrial laborers like Joe Russia to say "Nyet!" to a single drop. It makes the 1/4th Russian part of me (as well as my remaining 3/4th European ancestry) want a really cold beer, however.
Via Retronaut.

     'Dad, do not drink'
     Artwork: Д. Буланов, 1929


  'Down with the drunks! Saying out loud'
   Artwork: И. Янг, 1929 


'It's a shame!'
Artwork: Н. Вележаева, 1958
 

'…And they say that we are pigs!'
Artwork: А. Мосин, 1958


   'Eradicate this evil!'
  Artwork: Н.Терещенко, 1959



'For your health…?'
Artwork: Е.А. Каждан, 1969


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