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Blog 3 – Militarization of Labor

One of the reasons the Bolsheviks prevailed in the Civil War was due to the militarization of labor. “The militarization of labor involved two main processes: converting military units into labor armies, and “mobilizing” industrial workers to carry out particular tasks under quasi-military supervision,” (Militarization of Labor). The Red Army’s plan was to implement this … Continue reading Blog 3 – Militarization of Labor

Blog 1 – Murmansk Railroad

Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii. On the Handcar Outside Petrozavodsk on the Murmansk Railway, 1915. Digital color rendering. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ppmsc-03951 (15) http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/prk2000000428/ Photographer Prokudin-Gorskii and others ride in a handcar on the Murmansk Railroad. The Ministry of Transport facilitated Prokudin-Gorskii’s trips; Prokudin-Gorskii’s last trip with the ministry was to the Murmansk Railroad. The Murmansk … Continue reading Blog 1 – Murmansk Railroad