[MONTAGE CERTIFICATE TO SHOCK-WORKER] Po novomu rabotat’ - po novomu rukovodit’ [i.e. New Way to Work - New Way to Lead]
Leningrad: Izogiz, . 36,5x24,5 cm. Very good. Tears and creases, rubbed and repaired.
This striking certificate was awarded to A. Milovskii in recognition of his devotion to building socialism and work enthusiasm, bestowing him an honorary title of shock-worker. Signed by a director of Trubchevsk Pedagogical college and local party committee.
Design features Palace of Soviets, surrounded by a range of the early 1930s Tupolev’s aircrafts, airships, high-altitude balloon ‘USSR-1’, icebreaker Krasin, passenger steam locomotive named after J. Stalin, trucks, tractors and Moscow Metro trains. They were depicted in front of DniproHES, ZiL, Chelyabinsk Tractor Plant and, together with factories, represented some of the highest achievements of the USSR. Although all of them were drawn, the certificate contains a photograph of Stalin inside a gear-shaped frame.
There are also slogans “we had no aviation industry - we do have it now”, “we had no automotive industry - we do have it now”, “we had no tractor industry - we do have it now” and finally - a lower line “In reconstruction period, the technology solves everything”.