Museum exhibit /Booklet accompanying a Maternity Medal
Booklet accompanying the “Maternal Glory” Medal, Class III, awarded to Bronislava Rudgalvienė. 16.10.1956, Buryat-Mongol ASSR. B. Rudgalvienė had been deported from Lithuania and was living as a special settler in the settlement of Novoil’insk in the Zaigraevo Region of the Buryat-Mongol ASSR. The booklet is kept in the Priekule Museum of Exile and the Struggle for Freedom (Priekule, Lithuanian Republic). (Photo December, 2010) 
 
 
 
 
Creator of collectionКлайпедское отделение Союза политзаключенных и ссыльных Литвы
 
Date and place of creationThe booklet was printed in Moscow in 1953 and the relevant details were filled in on 17.10.1956 in the Buryat-Mongol ASSR.
 
Years and places of existence in subject-related function1956, Novoil’insk Settlement, Zaigraevo Region of the Buryat-Mongol ASSR.
 
Size7, 5 х 10,7 cm
 
MaterialsPaper
 
MaterialsCardboard
 
Materials
 
Description of exhibitBooklet (certificate) for the “Maternal Glory” Medal, Class III, awarded to Broni Rudgalvienė, dated 17.10.1956. 6 pages. The covers are made out of dark-red leatherette and have rounded corners. On the cover there is a design in bronze-coloured ink: the coat-of-arms of the USSR and the text: "Soiuz/Sovetskikh/Sotsialisticheskikh/Respublik" [“Union/of Soviet/Socialist/Republics”] and below that "Ordenskaia/knizhka" [“Medal/booklet”]. The first double page (pp 2-3) has a frame for a photograph, into which has been pasted a small photograph of a middle-aged woman with dark-brown hair, neatly combed back, wearing a light-coloured blouse with an all-round, turn-down collar, and a dark-coloured jacket. Below the photo there is a line for the “Signature of the Owner of the Certificate” (there is no signature). On the right (page 3): in the sections “Surname”/”Name”/”Patronymic” is written in purple ink “Rudgal’viyene/Bronya/ doch' Pranasa [daughter of Pranas]”. The second double-page (p.4) is a printed blank form with a text written in by hand in specially allocated spaces: "Ot imeni Prezidiuma Verkhovnogo/Soveta SSSR Ukazom Prezidiuma/Verkhovnogo Soveta [In the Name of the Praesiium of the Supreme / Soviet of the USSR by Decree of the Praesidium / of the Supreme Soviet] [the next two lines are handwritten] Buryat-Mongol ASSR / ot 16 oktiabria 1956 [16 October, 1956] nagrazhdena ordenom "Materinskaia slava" [awarded the “Maternal Glory” Medal] / III [handwritten] stepeni [Class]/ 790944 [the number is handwritten] / Predsedatel' Prezidiuma Verkhovnogo Soveta [President of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet] [the rest is in handwriting] BM ASSR [of the Buryat-Mongol ASSR]”. There is then a signature (illegible) and the date: “17 October, 1956” (the date and the name of the month and “56” are handwritten). At the bottom of the page is the printed number of the blank form: “A No. 210998”. On pages 5-7 the Statute of the Medal is printed (10 Points). The publishing data on the blank form in the booklet show: Goznak, Moscow, 1953.
 
Detailed annotationBooklet accompanying the “Maternal Glory” Medal, Class III, awarded to Bronislava Rudgalvienė. 16.10.1956, Buryat-Mongol ASSR. B. Rudgalvienė had been deported from Lithuania and was living as a special settler in the settlement of Novoil’insk in the Zaigraevo Region of the Buryat-Mongol ASSR. According to the statutes, the Medal Class III is awarded to mothers who give birth to and bring up seven children. The booklet is kept in the Priekule Museum of Exile and the Struggle for Freedom (Priekule, Lithuanian Republic). It was given to the Museum by the Klaipeda Section of the Union of Lithuanian Political Prisoners and Exiles. (Photo December, 2010)
 
PersonsRudgalvienė Bronislavа, owner
 
Web page?Yes
 
 
Museum exhibit /Booklet accompanying a Maternity Medal