A.3.4 Letter of April 9, 1932, from Feigin to Ordzhonikidze (a close friend of Stalin's),

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A.3.4 Letter of April 9, 1932, from Feigin to Ordzhonikidze (a close friend of Stalin's), about conditions on the kolkhozes (collective farms), and Dr. Kiselev's memorandum of March 25, 1932, about those conditions. This 1932 letter documents in great detail the devastating effects of collectivization in the Novosibirsk area of Siberia. An accompanying physician's report describes the deleterious medical conditions the famine has produced. This document is among the first detailed descriptions of the collectivization and its results in Siberia.

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