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Markov-Grinberg photograph of women athletes holding flags in Red Square

Object | Accession Number: 2005.552.3

Photographic print of women carrying flags in a procession in Moscow, created in 1935 by Mark Markov-Grinberg, a Soviet Jewish photographer and World War II correspondent. Markov-Grinberg was a major Social Realist photographer during the Stalinist era of the 1930s-1940s. He worked for major newspapers and journals, including TASS. He was a war correspondent during the Soviet-Finnish War from 1939-1940 and, in 1941, was drafted to fight in World War II. While a soldier, he continued his work as a photographer and army correspondent. After the war, he returned to his job at TASS.

Artwork Title
Women Paraders with Flags, Posters of Stalin and Lenin in Background
Date
1935  (depiction)
Geography
creation : Red Square (Moscow, Russia)
Language
Russian
Classification
Photographs
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Joanne and Will Potter
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:05:50
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