Soviet Children on Lenin's Death (1924)
In 1924—the year of Lenin’s death—a little brochure titled Preschool Children on Lenin was published in Moscow. The editors claimed they had visited several educational institutions and recorded kids’ conversations, games, and creative activities that related to Lenin and his untimely demise as they had happened, without any embellishment.
I’m offering a selection of excerpts from this brochure (translation is mine).
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