Poster from Poland cold war era. In the middle huge red: ”1 maja″ (1 May) on the a sky background. The poster is signed on the bottom left corner „Janusz Stanny” and „KAW”. Krajowa Agencja Wydawnicza (KAW) – Polish publishing house in Warsaw operating in the years 1974 –2004. The poster was made in the cold war era probably somewhere in the 1970/1980.
May 1st. is worldwide Labour Day. Labour Day (or International Worker’s Day) is a celebration of labourers and the working classes that is promoted by the international labour movement, socialists and anarchists. Labour day was established in 1890 as an international protest day for demanding a 8 hour working day, labour rights and for keeping the peace.