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Valentina Ivanovna GAGANOVA

Valentina GAGANOVA, USSR Leader of a spinning team, Vyshniy Volochek Spinning Combine, since 1949. Member, Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, since 1961. Hero of Socialist Labor, 1959. Member, Communist Party, since 1959.

Career

  • Introduced new form of socialist competition by leaving a highly-efficient spinning team to take over one with a low efficiency rating, bringing it up to the standard of her original team within two months. This form of competition is known as the “Gaganova Movement” and is now widespread in the USSR.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1959.

Membership

  • Member, Communist Party, since 1959.

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Nationality

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