For a country firmly embedded in the pre-war pacifist camp, the U.S.S.R. pavilion aroused American patriotic sensibilities like no other.Big Joe vs. Uncle Sam
On the outside of the building eleven large panels represented the eleven Union Republics. Inside were paintings and sculptures by leading Soviet artists, handicrafts, wood carvings, lacquer work, embroidery and hand-woven carpets, and a reproduction of one of Moscow's subway stations.
There were performances by the Red Army Ensemble of Singers, Dancers and Musicians. The restaurant served Soviet wines and foods.
Information about the U.S.S.R was pleantiful. Click here to view some of the publications that were available for the public.
At this time I do not have the contents of the booklets, only the covers. All images are courtesy of David Matlow
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