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.
'Dad, do not drink'
Artwork: Д. Буланов, 1929
'Down with the drunks! Saying out loud'
Artwork: И. Янг, 1929
'…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