The city of Petrozavodsk. Assembling L-19 winches at the Onega Machine-Building Plant. The L-19 winch operates in Shuisko-Vidansky. Skidding the forest. State farm Salmi. Streets, state farm buildings. Poultry farm. Pig farm. Pigs grazing. State farm herd in the pasture. Grooms mending harness in the stable. Milkmaids at work, looking after cows. Milkmaid Yarosh's apartment. The Yarosh family at home. Lake Onega. Fishermen from the Novaya Zhizn collective farm on motorboats on the lake. Salmon fishing. Unloading fish at the pier. Petrozavodsk fish cannery. Canned food production. House-building plant (Petrozavodsk). Dining room. Cooks in the kitchen. Visitors at dining tables. Theater of Russian Drama (Petrozavodsk). Spectators in the hall. Republican song holiday. The Petrovsky Choir performs the song "On a plot in the forest" (sinhr.).