Photo, Print, Drawing 'For fifty years I worked hard to keep you occupied -- You have to pay me a pension now'
About this Item
- 'For fifty years I worked hard to keep you occupied -- You have to pay me a pension now'
- Cartoon shows a fat bemedaled Russian officer lecturing a defiant Estonian peasant. In 1944, Russian troops drove the Germans out of Estonia and immediately incorporated it into the Soviet Union. Fifty years later, with the fall of the Iron Curtain, Estonia had declared its independence, but Russian leader Boris Yeltsin refused to remove the last 2000 Russian troops until the Estonian government agreed to provide Russian officers who had retired there with citizenship, housing, and pensions. Under pressure from the United States, the Russians eventually backed down.
- Valtman, Edmund S., 1914-, artist
Created / Published
- - International relations--Russia (Federation)--1990-2000
- - International relations--Estonia--1990-2000
- - Military occupations--Soviet--Estonia--1940-2000
- Editorial cartoons--American.
- Editorial cartoons--American
- - Published in: Sweden.
- - (DLC/PP-1999:142.070
- - ljr / 020411.
- - Unprocessed in PR13 CN 1999:142.070
- - Information on publication from artist.
- 1 drawing.
Call Number/Physical Location
- Unprocessed [item] [P&P]
- Cartoon Drawings (Library of Congress)
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- ppmsc 07972 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsc.07972
- cph 3c30447 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c30447
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-DIG-ppmsc-07972 (digital file from original) LC-USZ62-130447 (b&w film copy neg.)
- No known restrictions on publication. For information see "Edmund S. Valtman" http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/print/res/384_valt.html
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Chicago citation style:
Valtman, Edmund S., Artist. 'For fifty years I worked hard to keep you occupied -- You have to pay me a pension now'. Russian Federation Estonia, 1994. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2016687307/.
APA citation style:
Valtman, E. S. (1994) 'For fifty years I worked hard to keep you occupied -- You have to pay me a pension now'. Russian Federation Estonia, 1994. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2016687307/.
MLA citation style:
Valtman, Edmund S., Artist. 'For fifty years I worked hard to keep you occupied -- You have to pay me a pension now'. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2016687307/>.