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Photograph of the "wall newspaper wall" in the first section at the White Sea - Baltic Sea Canal Camp. It includes a number of propaganda elements, including a poster of the "Friends of Lice," and caricatures of idlers and "fake shockworkers." Lice were an omnipresent source of discomfort for many of the prisoners in the camps.

Black and white photograph of shockworkers and two officials from the Belomorkanal Camp visiting the forest in Valdai posing in front of a banner that reads: "Labor in the USSR is a Matter of Honor, Glory, Valor and Heroism."

Black and white photograph of a large propaganda display designed on the side of a building at the 2nd camp point of the White Sea Canal camp. The main slogan reads, "Fulfill before the due date." Others shown in the photograph include: "This is the one who removes the dust" and "Be sharp-sighted about quality."

Black and white photograph of prisoner's barracks. Propaganda slogans, including pictures of Ordzhonokidze, Stalin and Marx dominate the far wall. Beds line the right wall, and a stove can be seen on the left. A woman leans against a table. On one of the bunks is the prisoner's cold-weather clothes. The barracks are rather too clean for a typical Gulag scene, and the picture was likely staged itself for propaganda purposes.

Black and white photograph of interior barrack ruins with visible propaganda slogans. Photograph taken at Salekhard-Igarka in 1990-1991. The slogans read: "Up with our powerful socialistic Motherland USSR." "The fulfillment of the fifth five year plan will be a big step forward on the path of development from socialism to communism." "Labor in the USSR is a matter of honor, glory, valor, and heroism."