Folk celebrations in Ufa to mark the 50th anniversary of the Bashkir Autonomous Republic. Speakers: Secretary of the Bashkir Regional Committee of the CPSU Z. N. Nuriev, Secretary of the CPSU Central Committee A. P. Kirilenko. MA Yasnov attaches the Order of the October Revolution to the banner of the Republic. Hero of Socialist Labor, biology teacher is teaching a lesson in a rural school. Melting metal at one of the Bashkir metallurgical plants. Oil workers work at one of the oil fields in Bashkiria. Demolition of old residential buildings in Ufa; monument to Salavat Yulaev. Pictures by Bashkir artists.