Letters from children to V.I. Lenin in the early years of Soviet power. Newsreel. Children queuing up for bread on the streets of Petrograd. Hungry, emaciated children of the Volga region. Famine in the Volga region. Food distribution points. Queues at the field kitchen. Children with bowls stand in line for food, have dinner at the table. Emaciated children in the train carriage. Detachments of the Red Army and sailors; a boy in a Red Army uniform is standing on a city street. Red Army men surrounded by children. Columns of children at the May Day demonstration on Red Square (1922). Children at their desks in the classroom. The first orphanages and communes.