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[Gravestone for Irma Kimble]

Photograph of the gravestone for Irma J. Kimble. It has an open book with her name and birth and death dates (Nov. 22, 1937 and Nov. 25, 1937). Flowers and a cross are around the book. A fence and road are partially visible in the background. Handwritten text on the back of the photograph says "Eakins Cemetery, Ponder, Texas, 1st Triplets [...] Denton County."
Date: 2001~
Creator: unknown
Object Type: Photograph
System: The Portal to Texas History
The Public Perception of the Cult of Lenin Based on Archival Materials (open access)

The Public Perception of the Cult of Lenin Based on Archival Materials

This book presents a study of collective representations in Soviet Russia concentrates on perceptions of Lenin's image from a socio-anthropological, rather than political, view. In addition to Communist Party information, official documents, memoirs and folklore, newly opened secret reports of the Soviet political police are used for the first time. The book analyzes the development of the cult from Lenin's lifetime up to the process of "de-Leninization" in the 1990s. Much of the research concerns the perception of Lenin's death and the decision to embalm his body, the campaign called "the Lenin enrollment", renaming of Petrograd and organization of "Lenin Corners". The book also presents new material devoted to Lenin museums, along with archive documents and never-published photographs.
Date: 2001
Creator: Velikanova, Olga V.
Object Type: Book
System: The UNT Digital Library