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Title: Soviet photographs from 1918
Dates: 1918
Number: 97.R.36
Creator/Collector: Getty Research Institute. Research Library
Extent: 595.0 items
Abstract: A collection of 595 photographs and film stills from 1918 depicts Soviet social programs and key battles of the Civil War.
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Language: Collection material is in English
Repository: The Getty Research Institute
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1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
Los Angeles, California, 90049-1688
(310) 440-7390
Author: Finding aid prepared by Annette Leddy.

Biographical/Historical Note

Biographies of people featured in Soviet photographs. Please note that several sources were used to compile these biographies. Where the Great Soviet Encyclopedia was used, it is noted after the entry, since the information it offers is sometimes incomplete.

Avtonomov, Aleksei Ivanovich (1890-1919) WWI participant on Caucasus front. Joined Soviets in 1917. In February 1918 appointed Commander of Southeastern Revolutionary Army; in May 1918 removed from command by decree of Third Congress of Soviets. Sent to Northern Caucasus to serve in Civil War. Died there, presumably of typhus. ( Sov. Enc.)

Bonch-Bruevich, Mikhail Dmitrievich (1870-1956) Tsarist military officer who joined Red Army, becoming Chief of staff of High Command of military, second to Trotsky. In March 1918 made head of Supreme Military Council. After 1923 engaged in scholarship in area of geodetics.

Bonch-Bruevich, Vladimir D. (1873-1955) Founding member of Russian Social Democratic Labor Party, later close associate of Lenin. Administrative officer in Soviet government 1917-1920. Remainder of career spent in academic or publishing pursuits.

Bukharin, Nikolai Ivanovich (1888-1938) The party's leading theoretician and economist, a Left Communist. In 1918 opposed Brest-Litovsk. In 1920s supported Lenin's New Economic Program. 1924-27 joined Stalin in the Politboro as one of the top leaders. Expelled from Politboro 1929. Executed in 1938 after show trial.

Dybenko, Pavel Efimovich (1889-1938) Member of Military Revolutionary Committee that created the October Revolution. Played key role in the Civil War, 1918-1920. Tried in May 1918 and acquitted of the surrender of Narva to the Germans, which occurred when he was People's Commissar for Naval Affairs. Red Army commander from 1928 until 1938, when he was executed in Stalin's purge of the military.

Iaroslavsky (pseud. of Gubel'man, Minei Izrailovich) (1878-1943) Soviet publicist, historian, journalist. Took part in October Revolution attack on Kremlin. Became first commissar of Moscow Military District. In 1918 a Left Communist closely associated with Bukharin. In 1920, a member of the Central Committee of Russian Communist Party. Throughout 1930s edited and published official party histories.

Kamenev, Lev Borisovich (1883-1936) On Central Committee of Russian Communist Party, Editor of Pravda, Chairman of Moscow Soviet, 1920-1925. Joined with Stalin and Zinoviev in opposition to Trotsky, a position he later reversed, after suppressing the indictment of Stalin in Lenin's "testament." Executed after Stalin show trial, 1936.

Karakhan, Lev Mikhailovich (1889-1937) A leader of October Revolution. November 1917-18 was secretary to Soviet delegation at negotiations leading to Brest-Litovsk. In 1918-20 was Deputy People's Commissar for foreign affairs. Served as ambassador abroad to various countries. ( Sov. Enc.)

Krasikov, Petr Ananevich (1870-1939) After 1917, Chair of committee to combat counterrevolution and profiteering. Managed department of religion under People's Committee of Justice. In 1933-38 was Vice-Chairman of Supreme Court of USSR. ( Sov. Enc.)

Krylenko, Nikolai Vasilevich (1885-1938) Supreme Commander-in-Chief and People's Commissar on Military Affaris, 1917-1918. Chief state prosecutor for major political trials, 1918-1931. Commissar of Justice, 1931-36. Arrested in 1937 and shot without trial.

Malkov, Pavel Dmitrievich (1887-1965) In 1917 took part in storming of the Winter Palace. In 1918, was Commandant of Moscow Kremlin. 1920-22 served in Red Army. In 1923 was transferred to economic managerial work. Retired with pension in 1954 and wrote memoirs. ( Sov. Enc.)

Muralov, Aleksandr Ivanovich (1886-1937) In October 1917 was Chair of Aleksin district committee. 1920-23 Chairman of Moscow Council of National Economy. USSR's People's Commissioner of Agriculture 1933-36. ( Sov. Enc.)

Muranov, Matvei Konstantinovich (1873-1959) Member editorial board of Pravda. Member of Central Committee, 1917-23. In 1922-34 member of Central Control Commission. In All-Russian Central Executive Committee from 1934-37. Retired 1939. ( Sov. Enc.)

Nogin, Viktor Pavlovich (1878-1924) Important right-wing Bolshevik. In 1918 Commissar of Trade and Industry. Resigned from Central Committee in 1919 along with Zinoviev because no other socialist parties were allowed. Later in charge of textile industry. Died during surgery for stomach ulcers.

Podbelsky, Vadim Nikolaevich (1887-1920) Took part in October Revolution. Served as People's Commissar of Post and Telegraph. Helped suppress counterrevolutionary rebellions in Moscow and Iaroslavl. ( Sov. Enc.)

Podvoisky, Nikolai I. (1880-1948) In 1917 member of Military Revolutionary Committee. Took part in seizure of Winter Palace in October Revolution. Held military posts in civil war and government posts afterward, until sinking into obscurity.

Rakovski, Khristian Georgevich (1873-1941) Doctor and diplomat. In 1918 elected chairman of Ukrainian Council of People's Commissars and member of Central Committee of Russian Communist Party. Later expelled as Trotskyist and died in concentration camp.

Rogov, Mikhail Ivanovich (1880-1942) 1917-1918 was deputy Chairman of the Moscow Soviet. In 1929 was Deputy People's Commissar of Finance for USSR. Member, Central Executive Committee of USSR, 1934-37.

Sereda, Semen Pafnut'evich (1871-1933) People's Commissar of Agriculture, 1918-21. 1922-27 Deputy Chairman of Supreme Council on National Economy. 1927-30 Chair of Council of People's Commissars. Member Central Executive Comittee. ( Sov. Enc.)

Shlikhter, Aleksander Grigor'evich (1868-1940) 1917-1919, People's Commissioner of Agriculture and People's Commissar of Foodstuffs. 1927-29 People's Commissar of Agriculture of Ukrainian SSR. 1926-37 was candidate member of Politboro of Central Committee.

Skliansky, Efraim Markovich (1892-1925) 1917-18 Deputy of People's Committee for Naval Affairs. March 1918 member of Supreme Military Council. 1918-1924 Deputy Chair of Revolutionary Military Council. 1924 directed work of Supreme Council on National Economy. Drowned while on official business in USA. ( Sov. Enc.)

Skobelev, Mikhail D. (1843-1882) Russian general, famous for his role in Russia's expansion into Central Asia in the 1870s and his victories in the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-1978.

Steklov, Yuri M. (1873-1941) Held prominent posts in Russian government. Wrote on history of socialism. Died in one of Stalin's purges.

Sverdlov, Iakov Mikhailovich (1885-1919) Chairman of All-Russian Central Executive Committee of Soviets. Key figure in organization and administration of Bolsheviks. Maneuvered to exclude all government parties not agreeing with Lenin. August 1918-March 1919, consolidated organizational structure of party on principle of centralism. Began amassing files on party workers. Died of Spanish flu.

Trotsky, Leon D. (1879-1940) Orator, writer, and military leader. Joined the Bolsheviks in 1917 and played a key role in the October revolution. Commissar of War, 1918-1925. Leader of the left opposition in the Soviet Communist Party in mid-1920s. Expelled from USSR by Stalin in 1929. Assassinated by Stalinist agent in Mexico, 1940.

Historical Chronology

Events of 1918

January-March: Invasion and occupation of Ukraine by Lenin's troops.
February: Red Army formed with Trotsky as its leader.
March 3: Brest-Litovsk treaty between USSR and Germany: Bolsheviks expelled from Ukrainian territory.
April 12: Lenin issues decree on Removing Monuments Erected in Honor of the Tsars and Their Servants. Skobelev monument removed by May 1.
April 22: Transcaucasian Federation proclaims independence.
April 29-Dec. 14: German-backed government rules Ukraine, led by Skoropadskyi
May 1: First parade of Red Army on Khodynka Field. Inheritance abolished.
May?: Dybenko tried and acquitted.
May 20: Decree creating food supply detachments.
May 22: Czech rebellion begins.
Early June: British landing at Archangel.
July 4-7: Fifth Congress of Soviets.
July 5-20: Uprising at Iaroslavl, ending in massacre.
July 6: Left Socialist Revolutionaries revolt (during Fifth Congress)
July 16: Lenin orders execution of ex-Tsar and his family.
July 29: Compulsory military training introduced.
August 7: Kazan goes to White Army.
September 5: Red Terror begins; Red Army conscription begins.
September 10: Red Army wins back Kazan.
November 7: Official anniversary of Russian Revolution.
November 14: Bolsheviks overthrow Ukrainian government.
November: End of World War I.
November?: Admiral Sablin tried and sentenced to one year in prison for role in Socialist Revolutionaries' revolt.
December?: Rakovski established as head of Soviet Ukrainian Republic.

Scope and Content of Collection

Soviet photographs from 1918 convey the social upheaval of Russia during a transitional period when the new government was instituting massive changes in social programs while fighting a civil war. Photographers and cinematographers employed by the Photography and Film Committee of the People's Commissariat of Enlightenment recorded these images as they travelled through Russia on propaganda trains, then sent their raw footage to the newsreel production studio in Moscow where it was compiled and edited into films. A number of these images are stills from the first Russian weekly newsreel Kinonedelia (Film Week), edited by the young Dziga Vertov in his first job in cinema.

The collection contains numerous views of mass events meant to show popular support for the leadership, such as Moscow street demonstrations on May 1, August 11 and November 7. These feature workers marching with banners, military exercises, and major figures such as Bukharin and Sverdlov addressing the crowds.

Images of civil war include views of monuments ravaged by bombing in Iaroslavl, Kiev and Kazan, and extensive coverage of a major fire at a storage facility on the Moscow-Kazan railroad. There are also many views of Trotsky inspecting Red Army troops, both at Kodynka field (Moscow) and elsewhere. Coverage of Trotsky's Kazan campaign is one of the collection's highlights, with views of the leader traveling with sailors on the Volga, speaking to crowds in remote areas, and giving awards for distinguished service.

The photographs portray new social programs such as physical education camps for children, and legal institutions such as juried trials. They also portray the dismantling, according to decree, of monuments to Alexander II, Alexander III, and Skobelev. The Fifth Congress of Soviets is documented in views of delegates waiting to enter sessions, views of the arrival of key figures such as Sverdlov, Bonch-Bruevich, and Trotsky, and views of Latvian soldiers standing guard following the Socialist Revolutionaries' revolt.

There are 595 photographs organized in rough chronological order. While most are 12 × 17.5 centimeters or smaller, a few are panoramas.

Note: While nearly all English captions are translations of the Russian, where there is no Russian caption, an English one has been provided if it was possible to identify the event or location.

Arrangement note

Arrangement is in rough chronological order.


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Indexing Terms

Subjects - Names

Bukharin, Nikolai Ivanovich, 1888-1938
Kamenev, Lev Borisovich, 1883-1936
Krylenko, N. V. (Nikolaĭ Vasil'evich), 1885-1938
Muralov, Aleksandr Ivanovich, b. 1886
Steklov, IU. M. (IUrii Mikhailovich), 1873-1941-Portraits
Sverdlov, IAkov Mikhailovich, 1885-1919-Portraits
Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940
Vertov, Dziga, 1896-1954

Subjects - Corporate Bodies

Congress of Soviets (5th: 1918: Moscow)
Russian S.F.S.R.-People's Commissariat of Enlightenment
Soviet Union-Red Army

Subjects - Topics

Demonstrations--Russia (Federation)--Moscow

Subjects - Places

IAroslavl' (IAroslavskaia oblast', Russia)
Kazan' (Russia)
Kiev (Ukraine)
Moscow (Russia)
Soviet Union--History--Revolution--1917-1921

Subjects - Titles

Khronika, 1918
Kinonedelia (Motion Picture: 1918)

Genres and Forms of Material

Film stills--Soviet Union
Panoramas--Soviet Union
Photographic prints
Photographs, Original
Portraits

Related Material

Khronika no. 1 (1918), Getty Research Institute, Research Library, ID no. 1548-537.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Soviet photographs from 1918, Getty Research Institute, Research Library, Accession no. 97.R.36.

http://hdl.handle.net/10020/cifa97r36

Acquisition Information

Acquired in 1997.

Processing History

Processed by Annette Leddy in 1998, with the translations and assistance of Katya Yudina and David Woodruff.


Container List

Box
1 Bombardment of Kiev
1-6 Ruins of St. Valentine's
7 Gathering of unexploded bombs
8-9 Remains of heavy artillery after blast
10 Remains of bombs
11 Blasts in Kiev
12-13 Austrian patrol
14-16 Ruins of water tower
17 Ruins of power station
18-41 Dismantling of Monument to Mikhail Dmitrievich Skobelev, before May 1
42-46 Ukrainian minister Ragoza at Parade
Box
1 Street Demonstrations, Moscow, May 1
47-48 Near Aleksandrovsky Station
49 On Tverskaia Street
50 On Soviet Square
51 In front of the House of Soviets
52-53 On Tverskaia Street
54 Demonstration on Voskresenskaya Street
55-56 In the streets of Moscow
57 On Miasnitskaia Street
58 Children of the Iakimansky District
59 Near the Bolshoi Theater
60 In the streets of Moscow
61-62 On Revolution Square
63-65 Kitaisky Passage
66-68 Union of Metal Workers
69-76 By the Kremlin wall
77-79 Red Square
80 Sailors at rest
81 Gathering money for victims of the October Revolution
Box
1 Parade on Kodynka Field, May 1
82-83 Trotsky reviews the troops
84-85 Army marching on Kodynka field
86 Armored car (tank) on Kodynka field
87 On Kodynka field
88 Trotsky reviews troops
89-94 Parade on Kodynka field (Trotsky)
95 Stage set at theater of Soviet of Workers' Deputies, May 1
96-113 Children's holiday in the Pirogov Administrative District
Box
1 114-121 Trial of Pavel Efimovich Dybenko, May
114 Audience
115 Prosecutor Krylenko
116 Krylenko and Diakonov
117 Witness Yurich
118 Dybenko in court
119 Dybenko's testimony
120 Meeting of the Tribunal
121 Dybenko acquitted
Box
2 1-34 Fire at freight station of Moscow-Kazan railroad
35-44 Flights at an airdrome, May 26
Box
2 45-52 Departure of the Provision troops
53-54 Commissar of the Provision troops, Susmanovich
55-60 Arrival of Russian prisoners from Germany
61-65 Department of Hygiene exhibition
66-68 Briansk Railway Station
69-71 Cheap lunches at employment agency
72-74 Against hunger: line at kitchen diner no. 1 of the Committee of Public Nutrition
Box
2 75 A.I. Avtonomov, Commander in Chief of Northern and Caucasian Fronts
76 Avtonomov with assisting staff officer
Box
2 Red Army
77-79 Waiting at the Red Army selection committee entrance
(Zamoskvoretsky district)
80 Red Army enlistment
81-82 Army physical
83 Army canteen carries food to people in the city
84 Pavel Dmitrievich Malkov, Commandant of the Kremlin, with staff
85 Getting passes to the Kremlin at Trotsky gate
86 Chapryshnikov, Ambassador to? in? Bulgaria
Box
2 87-88 Refugees waiting for Ukrainian visas on Nikitskaia Street
89 Refugees waiting for Ukrainian visas on Khlegnyi Pereulok
Box
2 90-93 Funeral of pilot Syrochnikov and photographer Krinkov
94 Pilots in airplanes accompany their comrades to the cemetery
95-108 Dismantling of monument to Alexander III, by Cathedral of Christ our Savior, Moscow
109-112 Inspection of products at Okhotnyi Riad (Okhotnyi Riad is cordoned off by Red Army soldiers, July 1
Box
2 Fifth Congress of Soviets, July 4-7
113 By the Bolshoi Theater during the Fifth Congress
114 Line of delegates waiting to enter a session of the Fifth Congress
115 Poster on the Second House of Soviets
116 Line of delegates waiting to get into a session
117 Comrade Sverdlov, Chairman of Fifth Congress, before a session
118 Comrade Sereda, Commissar of Farming
119 Comrade Steklov
120 Comrade Bonch-Bruevich
121 Comrade Muralov, Commissar of Moscow Country Staff??
122 Comrade Podbelsky, Commissar of Postal and Telegraphic Service
123 Comrade Krylenko
124 Comrade Nogin
125 Comrade Vegerg
126 Comrade Gukovsky
127 Comrade Podbelsky
128 Kozlovsky and Krasikov, members of Central Committee Against Speculation and Counterrevolution
129 Comrade Karakan
130 Comrade Shlikhter, General Commissar of Provisions in Siberia
131 Comrade Sosnovsky
132 Comrade Trotsky
133-134 Delegates during a recess of the Fifth Congress
135 Delegates waiting to enter a session
136 At the Bolshoi entrance during Fifth Congress
137-138 Left Socialist Revolutionaries go to Fifth Congress, having left a fraction conference
139 Latvian soldiers with machine guns the day after Socialist Revolutionaries' uprising
140 Latvian soldiers with machine guns guard the Bolshoi Theater
141 Latvian soldiers of the Red Army on Teatralnia Square
142 Latvian soldiers getting food at army canteen near Bolshoi Theater
143 Latvian soldiers of the Red Army by the Bolshoi
144 Guards at the Bolshoi during the Fifth Congress
145 Strict checking of mandates after Socialist Revolutionaries' uprising
146 Strict checking of mandates before session
147 Armored cars near the Bolshoi
148 Delegates sing the International after the close of the Fifth Congress
Box
2 Bombardment of Iaroslavl, July 5-20
149-151 Spassky Monastery, Iaroslavl
152 Cupola of Spassky Monastery
153 Through the gates of Spassky Monastery
154 Spassky Monastery
155 Church of the Savior, Iaroslavl
156 Church of Ascension, Iaroslavl
157 Bell tower of Church of Ascension
158-159 Cathedral, Iaroslavl
160-161 Church of Pokrov, Iaroslavl
162-163 Church of Piatnitsky-na-Vspolie, Rozhdestvenskaia Street, Iaroslavl
164-166 Post Office, Iaroslavl
167-169 Novye Riady, Iaroslavl
170 Seminary, Iaroslavl
171-173 Vakhromeev's mill, Iaroslavl
174-175 Demidov Lycee, Iaroslavl
176 House of Merchant Kartashev, Iaroslavl
177 Iaroslavl
178-179 Sennaia Square, Borisglebskaia Street, Iaroslavl
180 Watchtower of the fire department, Sennaia Square, Iaroslavl
181 Sennaia Square, Iaroslavl
182-184 Tsyganskaia Street, Iaroslavl
185 Fire damage, Liubimskaia Street, Iaroslavl
186 Tram depot and power station, Iaroslavl
187-188 Dunaev's match factory, Iaroslavl
189-190 Homeless because of fire, Iaroslavl
191 Graves of Zangeim and Suvorov, City garden, Iaroslavl
192 Training at Iaroslavl post office; Comrade Volkov, Post Office manager
193 Comrade Budkin, Post Office, Iaroslavl
194-195 Comrade Budkin
196 Comrade Budkin, Post Office, Iaroslavl
197 Iaroslavl
Box
3 1-4 Visual propaganda produced by People's Commissariat for Enlightenment
5-8 Conference on the reform of higher education
9-10 Hermitage Garden: tour of the singer Shaliapin
11-22 Playground activities of the People's Commissariat for Enlightenment
23-24 Line for chocolate and candy
25 Berries for sale
26-27 Waiting for milk at the tram stop
28-31 Funeral - unidentified
32-33 Detachable railcars of inventor Alekseev
Box
3 Street demonstration, August 11
34-45 Day of military education/Parade of the working class
46 Comrades Muranov and Iaroslavsky review troops
47 Comrades Sverdlov and Muranov review troops
48-49 The mass meeting
50 Singing the International
51 Parade of the working class
52-54 Comrade Bukharin gives a speech
55 Comrade Sverdlov's speech
56 Skliansky, Deputy Military Minister, gives speech
57-60 Parade of the working class
61 Krylenko, Muranov, Skliansky, Sverdlov
62-64 Comrade Kamenev addresses troops
65-82 Dismantling of monument to Alexander II, Kremlin
Box
3 Trial of Doctor Pokrovsky
83 Acting chairman of People's District Court, I.F. Taraskin
84 Prosecutors and defense attorney in Pokrovsky's murder trial
85 A.A. Znamensky, Chair of Law Department of Moscow Soviet
86 Opening ceremony of People's District Court, first elected judicial staff
87 Judges during recess
88 People's district court
89 First elected judicial staff
90-91 Line at tram stop at corner of Malaia Dmitrovka and Putilovsky Pereulok
92-103 Opening of first school of physical education, Khamovnichesky Soviet, August 25
Box
3 104-107 Zalevsky's funeral
108 Steklov's speech at Zalevsky's funeral
109-115 Military sent to Turkestan to build irrigation system
116-122 Propaganda train named after Lenin
123 Commissariat for People's Enlightenment
124-127 Moscow Zoo
128-130 A.F. Lednitsky, Polish Ambassador
131-134 Mobilization of horses in Moscow, August 27
Box
4 Trotsky leads the Red Army in Kazan, Aug.-Sept.
1 Train of the People's Commissariat for Military Affairs
2 Machine guns on the train of the People's Commissariat
3 Armored cars on Trotsky's train
4 Armored train blasted by Red Army near the Sviiazhsk station
5 Armored train active in the Kazan region
6 Distributing books at the front
7 Sviiazhsky Bridge
8 On the Volga River on the way to Kazan
9-10 Comrade Trotsky on the steamship on the way to Kazan
11-13 Communist sailors on the steamship on the way to Kazan
14 Near Kazan
15 Communist sailors dance near Kazan
16-17 Kazan
18-19 Artillery entering Kazan
20 Guns confiscated from Czechs
21-22 Weapons confiscated from the Czechoslovaks
23 Artillery left by the Czechoslovaks
24 A gun left by Czechoslovaks and found in the firewood
25-26 Cannon left by the Czechoslovaks
27 A destroyed searchlight
28 Czech workers arrested for refusal to revolt against Soviets
29-30 In front of the headquarters of the fifth regiment
31 A church cupola where Czechs installed machine guns
32 Artillery entering Kazan
33 Destroyed docks in Kazan
34-35 Kazan
36 Windows covered with paper strips, Kazan
37 The barge Serezha on the Volga river
38 Attack under artillery fire
39 Bomb crater
40 Arzamas station: revolutionary staff
41 Trotsky's speech
42 Mass meeting at the Khvalynsk dock
43 Khvalynsk. At the building of the Soviet. Parade of the First Bologovsky regiment
44 Trotsky and Communist Club, Nikolaev-Uralsky station
45 Communist Club, Nikolaev-Uralsky station
46 Parade of the first Moscow regiment, Demias station
47 Trotsky at parade of the first Moscow regiment, Demias station
48 Trotsky with first cavalry squadron
49 Trotsky giving awards for distinguished service
50-51 Comrade Apasov
52 Trotsky giving awards for distinguished service
53-54 The first Muslim regiment swears allegiance to the Soviet Republic, Krasnaia Rechka farm
55 Trotsky surveys grain Cossacks left during retreat, Steppe near Uralsk
56 Fugitives return to their homes freed from the Czechs
57 Volga River
58 Operations staff on the steamship
59 Mill on the Volga near Velikii Usting (Stormed and overtaken by the Red Army)
60 Krasnaia Gorka in Kazan
61-62 On the steamship
63 The Volga at night near Kazan
64 Trotsky on the steamship
65 Trotsky on the steamship near Saratov
66 Trotsky arriving in Saratov
67-69 Mass meeting in Saratov
70 At the People's Palace in Saratov after the mass meeting
71 Remains of armored train left near Sviiazhsk
72 Distributing propaganda leaflets on the road
73-74 Cavalry detachment led by Comrade Chaikov, Ershov station
75-76 Rimsko-Korsakovka
77 Near Ali...Station
78 Guarding the railway near Nikolaev-Uralsky
79 Trotsky in Nikolaev-Uralsky
80 Barbershop
81-83 Gzhatsk station
84 Comrade Mandelshtam
85-87 Comrade Muralov inspects the Gzhatsk station
88-92 The Chinese battalion
93-97 Funeral of Bonch-Bruevich (?)
Box
4 Ministry of Transportation
98 Comrade Rogov, Deputy Commissar of Transportation
99 Ministry of Transportation
100 Kirsanov (also in transportation)
101 Comrade Nikolai Podvoisky, Oct. 17
102-103 Test run of the automatic handcar at the Kurskaia railroad in presence of Comrade Podvoisky
104 Unidentified
105-107 The Red Terror
108-109 Admiral Sablin(?), on trial for his role in Socialist Revolutionaries' revolt, November
110 Comrade Steklov at meeting in Alekseevsky People's Court
Box
4 Street Demonstration, Moscow, November 7
111 Demonstration at Tverskaia Street
112 By the showcase of Cinema-Now
113 Comrade Skliansky, Deputy Commissar of Military Affairs, and Muralov, District Commissar of Military Affairs, meet the troops at Red Square
114-116 Red Square
117 Bolshaia Nikitskaia Street
118-119 November 7
120 On Revolution Square
121-123 November 7
124 Aleksandrovsky railroad station
125 Lenin Club, the former "Iar" restaurant
126 Red Square
127 November 7
128 Obelisk on Soviet Square
129 Red Square
130 On banner: Communist Party of Hungary
131 November 7
132 Tverskaia Street
133 Comrade Ionov
134 Circus performers on Red Square
135 Red Square
136 Tverskaia Street
137 Unveiling of the statue at the Palace of Workers
138 Comrade Sverdlov giving speech at Palace of Workers (the day foundation was laid)
139 At Trade Union Headquarters
140-142 November 7
143 Khristian Georgevich Rakovski