Election of deputies to the Supreme Soviet of the USSR and the Supreme Soviet of the Karelo-Finnish SSR in Petrozavodsk: voters receive ballots, enter and leave the booth for secret ballot. Ivanov, a foreman of the Moscow tool plant, oversees the work of the machine in the broaching tool shop. The attestation commission talks with the master Ivanov in the office in order to check the level of his qualifications and professionalism. The ceremony of awarding the collective farmers of the Laptevsky district of the Tula region with the awards of the All-Union Agricultural Exhibition of 1939: the participants of the ceremony presenting medals to the milkmaids. Milkmaids from the Marx collective farm in the Kabardino-Balkarian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic are preparing for the milking of cows: they put on overalls, approach the cows with buckets and benches; pour the milk into a can. Workers of the Krasny Hero collective farm in the Pugachevsky District of the Saratov Region are working on irrigating fields. View of an irrigated rice field. Harvesting barley with a combine harvester on a collective farm in the Yavazhsky district of the Tajik SSR, collective farmers harvest barley by hand on the mountain slopes where the combines do not pass.