Year of the Stakhanovite

Texts     Images     Video     Music   Subject essay: Lewis Siegelbaum On August 31, 1935, Aleksei Stakhanov, a thirty-year-old miner working at the Central Irmino Mine in the Donets Basin, hewed 102 tons of coal during his six-hour shift. This amount represented fourteen times his quota, and … Continue reading Year of the Stakhanovite Continue reading