Archive for April 21, 2009

Sholpan’s 50 year old Soviet Postcards

intl-womens-day-card1Sholpan trusted me with her family’s old Soviet postcards to have them scanned. The first shows International Women’s Day from 1959. The next is from China showing happy Chinese children harvesting the bounty from the same year, 1959. Two young Pioneers titled “What is the Mistake?” was published in 1957 but sent from Sholpan’s father to her mother in 1964. Finally the last shows a Russian folktale about a wolf and seven kids. (to be continued)


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