Magazine "Ogonek": illustrations of Soviet life

Magazine "Ogonek": illustrations of Soviet life

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Happy people are open, calm smiles and bright eyes, confident about the future, ready to take on the day. You look exactly like us ordinary Soviet citizens from the pages of the legendary magazine "Ogonek" 50 years... National magazine "Ogonek" since its founding in 1899, is intended to explore life with photos and story.

Magazine "Ogonek": illustrations of Soviet life

In the 50's a huge country only came after a terrible war. At that time the people were full of enthusiasm and hope for a brighter future, and "Light" were filled with bright shots illustrating the cheerful history about the labor exploits and socialist construction.

Of course, these photos were staged and carefully retouched, but it's not just pictures, it's the illustrations for a generation, an era, which is so radically different from our.

Magazine "Ogonek": illustrations of Soviet life

Graduates Of VGIK. Dmitry Baltermants, 1954.

Magazine "Ogonek": illustrations of Soviet life

Future teachers Tamara Khudyakov and Nile Shumskaya on a ski training, 1953.

Magazine "Ogonek": illustrations of Soviet life

Photo of the carousel in an unknown city, Anatoly Garanin, 1950

Magazine "Ogonek": illustrations of Soviet life

"The arrival of the teacher", Dmitry Baltermants, 1950

Magazine "Ogonek": illustrations of Soviet life

Agitator Zoe Titov reading a magazine Udmurt farmers, Malopurginskiy district, photo by Mikhail Savin, 1950

Magazine "Ogonek": illustrations of Soviet life

Village lousy, 1950s

Magazine "Ogonek": illustrations of Soviet life

For the Baker of the Moscow factory "Bolshevik" S. I. Melnikova 1950 ended successfully — his family was given a new apartment. About him and other newcomers were told to "Spark". After the war, people were moved into a new apartment. And the difficult postwar life has not prevented them to be happy.

"Here at the Baker Melnikova — three children. The master of the Gorky automobile plant them. Molotov Nicholas G. Korneva — five. The smallest twin Zina and Tanya. But all the records broken by the watchman of the plant Ivan Zubrilin — he had nine children.

Vladimir and Janet Sawicki — he is a master, it technician-designer — just got married and are waiting for replenishment. And in the next apartment, where the family lives of disabled veteran Alexei Ivanovich Kireeva, sleeping baby. The house with a child wife Kireeva, himself the owner due to the Soviet doctors to regain sight in the war and now rest in the sanatorium".

Magazine "Ogonek": illustrations of Soviet life

"The first New year baby", Knorring, O., 1951.

Magazine "Ogonek": illustrations of Soviet life

A rich harvest of wheat harvested this year in the collective farm named after Stalin novoalexandrovsky district, Stavropol territory. Farm girl Anastasia Nikolaevna Prilepin with the grain of the new harvest. Photographer Jacob Ryumkin, 1951.

Magazine "Ogonek": illustrations of Soviet life

In the period of hostilities in the Black sea battleship made 15 military campaigns took place in difficult combat conditions about 8 thousand miles; its main caliber guns fired 10 firing (more than 3 thousand shots) on enemy positions near Sevastopol, and the Kerch Peninsula; its artillery units were involved in repelling the attack of 21 enemy aircraft, shooting down 3 aircraft.

Magazine "Ogonek": illustrations of Soviet life

Pioneer tells the children about Lenin, 1951.

Magazine "Ogonek": illustrations of Soviet life

A student of the Moscow regional pedagogical Institute Robert Teeth champion among juniors in discus. Photo by Oleg Knorring, in 1952.

Magazine "Ogonek": illustrations of Soviet life

"Future teacher", photo by Mikhail Savin, 1952

Magazine "Ogonek": illustrations of Soviet life

"Children's doctor", a photo of Michael Anagnina.

Magazine "Ogonek": illustrations of Soviet life

Guards Junior Sergeant Vladimir Agapov — the commander of one of the best calculation of the XYZ part of the guard. Photographers Makarov, A. Stanovov, 1952.

Magazine "Ogonek": illustrations of Soviet life

Classes in the study of physics of the Uzhgorod University, 1952.

Magazine "Ogonek": illustrations of Soviet life

In Pavlovo on the Oka lemons room can be found everywhere, even in the chemical laboratory.

Now Paul lemons officially recognized as a symbol of the ancient city, and local poets dedicate poetry to them.

Magazine "Ogonek": illustrations of Soviet life

Moscow tool factory. Innovator Smith Krygin Ivan and designer Bukashkina Nina Y., to help him in implementing his proposals. Knorring, O., 1953.

Magazine "Ogonek": illustrations of Soviet life

Dragoon Valentine ottavo daughter Tatiana from Transbaikalia. Crimea. O. Mikhailov, 1954.

Magazine "Ogonek": illustrations of Soviet life

Alas, the author is not specified. The count's coachman Ivan Egorov survived and his master, and even the Great Patriotic war. And long after the war, the rules of the horses at the Tolstoy estate, remaining a live attraction in Yasnaya Polyana

Magazine "Ogonek": illustrations of Soviet life

Magazine "Ogonek": illustrations of Soviet life

Girlfriend Maria Kiparenko and Sophia Soup (pictured left) arrived in Northern Kazakhstan Komsomol and worked on the machine and tractor stations

Magazine "Ogonek": illustrations of Soviet life

Uzhhorod University received from Moscow in accessories and equipment for the physics and mathematics faculty, 1954

Magazine "Ogonek": illustrations of Soviet life

"The driver Svaliava Lespromkhoz Ernst Wagner had just finished a shift. But at home waiting for his new "job": to help the wife to buy a daughter," wrote "Spark", talking about the new socialist way of life of the Carpathians, only 10 years as joining the Soviet family of Nations.

Traits of a new life in the timber industry are obvious: first, there is no profession lumberjack, there are electrophilic, drivers winches and tractor trenevski. Second, socialist planning, put an end to the plundering of forest resources. But tradition is alive — with the ribbon hat employees in the forestry administration are, like their fathers, green twigs. "Very different was their life," sums up "the flame".

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