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Context: A Soviet ship arrives to the US, on which sailors cast their votes in an election. It brings with it the unprecedented occasion of free elections in the US (really just in US territory, as they are Soviet elections).

  • Caption (top of page): “On ships, with a number of voters not less than 25 that are at sea on an election day, separate polling stations may be established that are part of the constituency at the place of the vessel’s registration.” – from the provision for elections to the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic.
  • Caption (bottom of page): “An unprecedented occasion of free elections in the US.”


Image: Semyonev, I. Cartoon. 10 Feb. 1951: 1. Krokodil Digital Archive. Web. 19 Apr. 2018


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