War on illiteracy
Surprisingly, in 1942, when there were heavy battles at the front, the German fascist troops were advancing into the interior of the country, another war was declared in the district - against illiteracy.
The first school in Nizhnevartovsk. 1960s photo
"In total, there are 5 thousand illiterate and semi-literate people in the Khanty-Mansiysk district. This figure testifies to the extremely unsatisfactory work of the schools of the educational program, "wrote the" Stalin tribune "on January 24, 1942," And the schools of the educational program are stepping up their work. "