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MIR Dive - Kamchatka - Edited tape

This recording is of hydrothermal vents and surrounding chemosynthetic life deep on the ocean floor. Hydrothermal vents are one of the greatest discoveries of the twentieth century. They are theorized to be the originators of life on earth. This r...

MacInnis, Joseph B.

Komsomolets - 6 minutes

This recording is a documentary account of the survey conducted with the aid of the Mir submersibles of the sunken Russian nuclear submarine Komsomolets. This expedition had visited the Komsomolets to mesure amounts of radioactive leakage coming f...

MacInnis, Joseph B.

Komsomolets - cut 1 and cut 2

This recording is a documentary account of the survey conducted with the aid of the Mir submersibles of the sunken Russian nuclear submarine Komsomolets. The recording begins with an at sea memorial for sunken vessel. Next are shots of a map of th...

MacInnis, Joseph B.

Zorki type 1d

Item is a 35mm rangefinder camera with M39 screw mount interchangeable lens manufactured by KMZ plant in Krasnogorsk, Moscov, USSR, between 1948-56. It is a copy of the Leica II. The lens is a Industar-22 (3.5/50mm) (#6080561). The shutter speeds ...

Krasnogorsk Mechanical Factory (KMZ)

Transiberia album

Green cloth binding with "photos" embossed in black on the cover; number "7" stamped in blue. Grey pages with dark green border around photos. Notations in black ink. Photographs are mounted onto a card betwen two additional pi...

Winner in Socialist Competition banner

Rectangular red crushed velvet banner with yellow tassels, shows portrait image of Vladimir Illyich Lenin surrounded by a white circle. On one banner beneath Lenin it reads: Winner in Socialist Competition. (There are no words on the other banner.)

Documentary Films series

Series consists of biographical films about Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870-1924), leader of the Soviet Union and father of Communism. These films were created and produced in the Russian Soviet State and reflect the ideals of the state and the popula...

Zhivoy Lenin = Lenin is Alive [moving image]

The film chronicles the life of V. I. Lenin from 1918-1921, incoporating live footage and documentary photographs of Lenin on the Khodinski (or Khodynskoe) field; around the Kremlin with V. D. Bonch-Bruevich; at the opening of K. Marx and F. Engel...

Romm, Mikhail

Gorki Leninskie = Lenin's Hills [moving image]

The film recounts the life and work of V. I. Lenin from fall 1918 to January 1924 by taking the viewer through a tour of his residence, popularly known as Lenin's Hills. The film focuses on the scenery as it follows guided tours through the p...

Gulin, S.

Soviet one ruble coins, Lenin commemoration

silver-coloured coins with the image of Lenin in profile on one side and a crest sheaves of wheat, a globe, and a hammer and sickle on the other side. The edge has star and circle markings. Recto reads: A hundred years since the day of birth of V....

Soviet one ruble coins, WWII commemoration

silver-coloured coins with the image of a man carrying large sword and small child, stepping on a swastika. The reverse side depicts a crest featuring sheaves of wheat, star, globe, and hammer and sickle. Russian words on both sides, as well as on...

Soviet one ruble coin, commemorative

silver coloured coin with the image of a gesturing Lenin against a sunburst background. Reverse side shows a crest with wheat sheaves, star, sun, globe, and hammer and sickle. Russian writing on both sides and on edge. Edge reads: one ruble. Recto...

Soviet one ruble coins, Olympics design

silver coloured coins with image of Olympic rings and striped symbol on one side, Soviet crest with wheat, globe, and hammer and sickle on the other side. Russian writing on both sides as well as on edge. Edge reads: one ruble. Recto reads: XXII O...

Soviet one ruble coin, Olympic torch design

silver coloured coin. One side depicts hand holding Olympic torch, with background of city skyline, Olympic rings and running track. Reverse side depicts crest with wheat sheaves, star, globe, sun, hammer and sickle. Russian writing on both sides ...

Soviet one ruble coins

silver coloured coins with crest of wheat sheaves, globe, sun, hammer and sickle on one side, large number and foliage wreath on opposite side. Russian writing on both sides as well as on edge. Edge reads: One ruble - 1964. Recto reads:Union of So...

Soviet fifty kopek coins

silver coloured coins with crest of wheat sheaves, globe, sun, hammer and sickle on one side, large number and foliage wreath on opposite side. Russian writing on both sides as well as on edge. Edge reads: Fifty kopeks. Recto reads: USSR. Verso re...

Soviet ten kopek coins

silver coloured coins with crest of wheat sheaves, globe, sun, hammer and sickle on one side, large number and foliage wreath on opposite side. Russian writing on both sides. Ridges on edge. Recto reads: USSR. Verso reads: 10 kopeks (year).

Soviet two kopek coin

gold/copper coloured coin with crest of wheat sheaves, globe, sun, and hammer and sickle on one side, and large number and foliage wreath on the other side. Recto reads: USSR. Verso reads: 2 kopeks (year).

Soviet twenty kopek coin

silver coloured coin with crest of wheat sheaves, globe, sun, hammer and sickle on one side, and large number and foliage wreath on the other side. Edge is ridged. Recto reads: USSR. Verso reads: 20 kopeks 1983.

Soviet five kopek coin

copper coloured coin with crest of wheat sheaves, globe, sun, hammer and sickle on one side, and large number and foliage wreath on the opposite side. Edges are ridged. Recto reads: USSR. Verso reads: 5 kopeks 1987.

Soviet one kopek coin

copper coloured coin with crest of wheat sheaves, globe, sun, hammer and sickle on one side, and large number and foliage wreath on the opposite side. Edges are ridged. Recto reads: USSR. Verso reads: 1 kopek 1990.

military medals with Stalin profile

Military medal awarded to servicemen who fought for the Soviet Union in the Great Patriotic War (WWII) against Germany. The medals are gold to copper in colour, and hang from ribbons with pins on the back. The medals themselves have a profile of S...

commemorative medal with Lenin profile

medals are gold in colour and are hanging from red ribbons with pins on the back. The medals depict the profile of Lenin with dates beneath (1870-1970). These medals were awarded to Soviet workers, economists, military members and foreign communis...

commemorative military medal with Lenin and shining star

gold-coloured medal hanging from a striped ribbon with pin on back. Recto depicts full-body portrait of Lenin with arm outstretched against background of city and shining star. Verso hears image of city buildings and two crests. Both sides bear Ru...

commemorative military medal with Lenin profile

gold-coloured medal hanging from a red and white striped ribbon with pin back. Recto bears profile of Lenin, foliage wreath, and number 40. Verso bears Russian inscription, date and star. Awarded to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the communis...

commemorative Lenin medallion

copper coloured medallion in brown and red plastic case. The medallion recto depicts a stack of book, a profile of Lenin, and an olive branch. It reads: Marx, Engels, Lenin. Verso bears Russian inscription, which reads: For Marxist-Leninist propag...

Soviet paper currency

various paper bills of Soviet currency, bearing portraits of Lenin, Russian text with supporting text in various languages of the USSR and Soviet symbols.

Lenin Five Year Plan commemorative bronze medal

Commemorative bronze medal with portrait of Vladimir Illyich Lenin and a laurel branch on recto. Emblem of Lenin's side profile above Russian text on verso. The title on the verso reads: Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Council of the U...

Kremlin

1912-1962 Truth newspaper commemorative bronze medal

Commemorative bronze medal with portrait of Vladimir Illyich Lenin, as well as some text. On verso there is a hand holding a Soviet flag and more text. Small sticker that reads "60" adhered to verso. On recto, it reads: "1912-1962 T...

1918 collectivization commemorative bronze medal

Commemorative bronze medal with relief of three men on recto. One man standing and two sitting at a table, one of whom is Vladimir Ilyich Lenin. On verso, relief of man standing with horse drawn plow. He is looking at tractors plowing the land in ...

50 Years of the USSR commemorative medal with red flag

Commemorative medal, composed of a metal alloy, with relief on recto of Lenin right arm raised upwards with other at his chest. Soviet flag below him, coloured in red, with laurel branch. On verso, laurel wreath around the hammer and sickle above ...

1987 commemorative bronze medal

Commemorative bronze medal with relief on recto of Vladimir Illyich Lenin standing with arm raised upward looking back on crowds holding banners. Looks like fireworks going off in sky behind him. On verso, relief of a building and monument with cr...

Black and silver commemorative medal

Commemorative medals, composed of a metal alloy, with relief of side-profile portrait of Vladimir Illyich Lenin's face on recto. On verso is a signature. It reads: "I. Ulyanov (Lenin)" - the first initial of Lenin's patronymic ...

Marx and Lenin commemorative medal

Commemorative medal, composed of a metal alloy, shows a relief portrait of Karl Marx and Vladimir Illyich Lenin with their names written above. Recto reads: Russian Socialist Federated Soviet Republic - Petersburg 1919. On verso, is a man standing...

Ulyanov (Lenin) family commemorative medal

Commemorative bronze medal, shows a portrait of a woman and man in relief. The woman is Lenin's mother, Maria Aleksandrovna Ulyanov and the man is Ilya Nikolayevich Ulyanov. Their names are written on verso. On recto, Lenin and his siblings a...

1919 commemorative medal

Commemorative bronze medal, image in relief shows three soldiers on foot, one on a horse and one lying on ground above the year 1919. The three on foot hold guns while the one on the horse holds a sword. All five soldiers look in the same directio...

1905 Bloody Sunday commemorative medal

Commemorative bronze medal, image in relief shows a man with cloth around waist, chest bare, standing with arm raised straight up in the air. In the other hand he holds an urn. One foot is resting on an anvil with a hammer leaning on that foot. Th...

USSR 1922-1982 commemorative medal

Commemorative medal, composed of a metal alloy, shows the image in relief of Vladimir Illyich Lenin with lines radiating from behind him. Lenin holds his hat in hand, and looks to his side. On verso, is the relief of the Russian flag, as well as a...

October Revolution 60 years commemorative medal

Commemorative medal, composed of a metal alloy, resting in a box of red velvet, no cover. Medal shows image relief of Vladimir Illyich Lenin looking towards a group of workers holding a flag, with lines radiating out from behind them. The flag rea...

Square Kolsomolsk (VLKSM) commemorative medal

Commemorative square medal, composed of bronze metal. Relief of Vladimir Illyich Lenin from the waist up, in a suit, one hand in his pocket. Lettering in Russian behind him reads: VLKSM XIX Congress. Verso has Russian text in quotation marks: &quo...

Starys, B.

50 anniversary Kosomol commemorative medal

Commemorative medal, square shape, composed of bronze metal. Relief of Vladimir Illyich Lenin's face on a flag, with the number 50 and Russian text. Recto reads: VLKSM - 50 years with the name of Lenin. Verso has Russian text, and some adhesi...

Circular medallion of Lenin in a plastic case

Circular medallion composed of metal alloy in white plastic box. Box lid has gold writing on it, which reads "V. I. Lenin," with banner and laurel. Medallion has relief of Vladimir Illyich Lenin's face. It rests perfectly in box, an...

Gold notecards with Lenin's portrait

Note cards with scored line in centre for easy folding. Gold recto, white verso. Recto has portrait of Lenin in rectangular frame, and Russian writing. Verso has red hammer and sickle surrounded by ribbon in top left colour. The artist of the port...

yellow notecards with Lenin's portrait

note cards with scored line in centre for easy folding. Recto is white and yellow with portrait of Lenin on right side, as well as Russian text that reads: V. I. Lenin. Verso is white with red hammer and sickle surrounded by ribbon motif in top le...

white note cards with portrait of Lenin

note cards depicting portrait of Lenin and Russian writing on recto, and hammer and sickle, foliage design at bottom right of verso. Score line in centre allows card to be folded. The artist of the portrait was S. Raev. The cards were produced in ...

green note cards with drawing of Lenin

note cards depicting a drawing of Lenin from neck up. Recto is green with Russian writing, verso is white. Beneath Lenin's portrait is his name: V. I. Lenin. Scored line in centre allows the card to be folded. The artist of the portrait was N...

note card with red graphic portrait of Lenin

note card depicting red graphic portrait of Lenin and Russian text on recto. Verso is white with hammer and sickle surrounded in red ribbon in top right corner. Beneath the portrait, Russian text reads: V. I. Lenin. The artist of the portrait was ...

note cards with red drawing of Lenin

note cards depicting Lenin's face in red pencil, and Russian text on recto. Verso is blank. Score line in centre allows card to be folded. Beneath the portrait, text reads: Glory to the Great October! The artist of the portrait was A. Zhilis....

note cards with drawing and signature of Lenin

note cards with charcoal type portrait of Lenin, with signature underneath. Recto is red on right hand side around portrait, and contains Russian text. Verso is blank. Score line in centre allows card to be folded. The artist of the portrait was V...

note cards with photo reproduction of Lenin

note cards with a photo reproduction of Lenin from the waist up against a grey background on the right side of the recto. Verso is blank. Scored line in centre allows the card to be folded. The text beneath the portrait reads: V. I. Lenin. The pho...

note cards with painting of Lenin by the sea

note cards with a reproduction of a painting of Lenin by a body of water. Shown against grey background on right side of recto. Blank verso. Scored line to allow card to be folded. The text beneath the portrait reads: V. I. Lenin. The artist of th...

red note cards with portrait of Lenin and newspapers

note cards with red recto and white verso with foliage and hammer and sickle decorations. Recto depicts Lenin with the year 1917 and newspaper articles behind him. Scored line allows card to be folded. The writing on the newspaper is in Old Russia...

postcards with portrait of Lenin in autumn

postcards bearing a reproduction of a painting of Lenin, who is shown standing by a lake in autumn. The rest of the recto is grey and also reads "1917". Recto is white and bears some small Russian text.

Semenov, B.

various postcards with Lenin's image

Postcards bearing various images of Lenin on the recto, accompanied sometimes by Russian text. Blank verso except for some small Russian text. One card depicts Lenin as a child and reads: Volodya Ulyanov four years old. Another depicts him as an a...

folder of Lenin photographic postcards

package of postcards bearing photographic reproductions of scenes from Lenin's leadership. Each has crest with hammer and sickle and small Russian and English text on verso. All photographs are from 1919 and 1920.

Khramtsova, G.

Photographic plaque of Lenin at his desk

Black and white photograph mounted on plaque with bevelled edges. Image depicts Lenin reading the Soviet newspaper Truth at his desk. Back of plaque has string hanger and cardboad fold-out stand. Applied printed label on verso.

plaque with Lenin profile

wooden plaque with metal folding stand. Wood is topped with layers of red plastic and metal, with a silver coloured relief portrait of Lenin. Covered with a clear plastic lid.

embroidered scene of Lenin and Stalin

embroidered scene on fabric which has been mounted on particle board or cardboard. Plain black fabric covers the verso. The image depicts Lenin and Stalin shaking hands at the bank of a river, while a man waits beside them in a rowboat. The date o...

mounted print of Lenin

printed reproduction of a painting of Lenin, shown in jacket and tie from the chest up. The print is mounted on particle board and covered in a transparent plastic layer. Verso has cord for hanging the picture on the wall, as well as an applied la...

Cross stitch of Lenin in wood frame

Cross stitch on canvas of Vladimir Illyich Lenin's head and shoulders, in black, white and grey embroidery floss. In a wood frame with glass protection. Hook on verso to hang the frame.

Cross stitch of Lenin in gold frame

Cross stitch on burgundy coloured felt of Vladimir Illyich Lenin's head and shoulders, in black, white and grey embroidery floss. In a gold plated metal alloy frame with glass protection. Hook on verso to hang the frame. Backing made of wood.

[Wooden egg with political portrait]

Wooden egg shape sculpture, hand painted with face of what may be Mikhail Gorbachev. He wears glasses, holds a microphone up to his mouth, and an earphone up to his ear. Portrait is in black and white, while the egg is painted in red-brown.

Wooden egg with painting of Gorbachev

Wooden egg shape sculpture, hand painted with head and shoulders of Mikhail Gorbachev. sickle, hammer and star from flag appear in gold around him, with clock tower in background and more gold writing. The egg is painted red, and does not stand fl...

Tapestry of Lenin's 100th anniversary

Tapestry of Vladimir Illyich Lenin's 100th Anniversary 1870-1970 shows his profile woven into the material, with the dates below and intricate design on borders. Rich dark colours. Tapestry has hooks to hang. Writing on verso.

Woven rug of Lenin's profile

Woven rug of Vladimir Illyich Lenin's profile in brown, beige, black and white. Writing on verso. Pieces of white paper adhered to verso.

Metal "Little Octobrists" pins

Gold-coloured metal pins, star-shaped with a circle in the middle. The face of a young Lenin is depicted in gold in the circle. The surrounding circle is white enamel and the points of the star are red enamel. A pin clasp is attached to the back o...

Plastic "Little Octobrists" pins

Red transluscent plastic pins, star-shaped with a circle in the middle. The face of a young Lenin is depicted in the circle in the form of a print on paper, with plastic covering and metal framing ring. There is a metal pin clasp attached to the b...

Metal "Young Pioneers" pins

Gold-coloured metal pins, depciting a star with Lenin's profile inside, topped with flames. A banner with letters crosses the star below Lenin's head. Beneath his head it reads: Always ready! Enamelled colour on the metal creates light r...

Circular pin of Gorbachev

Circular plastic (organic material) pin with black edge, and colour photograph of Mikhail Gorbachev with hand raised holding a pen, the other holding a piece of paper. He is wearing a suit. Clasp on verso.

Soviet army might poster

Object is a poster, 1 with foam core backing, 2 unmounted. Image depricts a drawing of Vladimir Illyich Lenin with red text, surround by armies of men, and soldiers saluting. Coloured in brown and red. Hook to hang poster on verso. It reads, "...

Graphic of Lenin in front of Soviet flag

Item consists of a poster mounted on foam core, depicting Vladimir Illyich Lenin in red and white, standing with a Russian flag flowing in background. Hook to hang poster on verso. It reads, "More and more is necessary to broaden the particip...

More light, let the party know everything...

Large poster enveloped in plastic wrap with foam core backing and one loosely rolled poster shows image of Vladimir Illyich Lenin looking stern with red background, and white writing. Hook to hang poster on verso. The title of this poster is a quo...

Sachkov, V.

Soviet power is the way to socialism

Large poster enveloped in plastic wrap with foam core backing shows image of Vladimir Illyich Lenin looking stern with fist raised, on red background with white highlights and writing. Hook to hang poster on verso. It reads, "Soviet power is ...

Poltorak, Yu.

V. I. Lenin proclaims Soviet power

One poster enveloped in plastic wrap with foam core backing, and three loosely rolled posters, show the image of Vladimir Illyich Lenin standing above a crowd with arm outstretched toward the people, like he is presiding over a rally. Soldiers and...

Serov, V. A.

V. I. Lenin in Smolny

One poster enveloped in plastic wrap with foam core backing, and three loosely rolled posters, show the image of Vladimir Illyich Lenin sitting in an armchair covered in a white sheet, writting in a notebook on his lap. On the table in front of hi...

Brodsky, I. I.

Poster of Lenin and his signature

One poster enveloped in plastic wrap with foam core backing, and three loosely rolled posters, show the image of Vladimir Illyich Lenin in grey and white, almost like a black and white photograph of Lenin. His signature appears below his face. Hoo...

Ataeva, T. M.

The truth of history - the source of our strength

One poster enveloped in plastic wrap with foam core backing, and two loosely rolled posters, show the image of Vladimir Illyich Lenin with writing in black and white with red background. Image of Lenin is pixelated resembling a newspaper. image. H...

Avvakumov, M.

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