Soviet Latvia: a life in bilingual documents

Birth certificate, 1948 (form printed in 1944), cover
Birth certificate, 1948 (form printed in 1944), content
Birth certificate, 1957, cover
Birth certificate, 1957, content
Confirmation of registration of birth. Letterhead of 1987, filled 1992, Latvian-language side
Confirmation of registration of birth. Letterhead of 1987, filled 1992, Russian-language side
Communist Youth card, 1946, cover
Communist Youth card, 1946, content
Passport, 1953, cover
Passport, 1953, content in Russian
Passport, 1953, content in Latvian
Passport, 1964, cover
Passport, 1964, content in Russian
Passport, 1964, content in Latvian
Conscription duty card, 1948, cover
Conscription duty card, 1948, content
House-register, cover
House-register, avantitle with an instruction on how to fill it
House-register, title page
House-register, first content page
Marriage certificate, 1947
Marriage certificate, 1955, cover
Marriage certificate, 1955, content
Marriage certificate, 1973, content
Mother’s benefit book, 1977, cover
Mother’s benefit book, 1977, content in Latvian
Mother’s benefit book, 1977, content in Russian
Divorce certificate, 1977
Gardeners’ co-op member book, 1990, cover
Gardeners’ co-op member book, 1990, content
Veteran of Sports ID, cover, 1982
Veteran of Sports ID, content, 1982
Pension ID, 1966, cover
Pension ID, 1966, content
Pension ID, 1966, content
Pension ID, 1966, content
Pension ID, 1982, cover
Pension ID, 1982, content
Pension ID, 1982, content

Publisher’s notes: death certificates in Soviet Latvia were bilingual as well. Some specimens can be viewed at: http://www.nmkk.lv/Attachments/AttachedFileViewForm.aspx?id=695469&ItemId=1482507 & http://www.nmkk.lv/Attachments/AttachedFileViewForm.aspx?id=656404&ItemId=1422031 & https://www.la.lv/cik-tev-uzvardu-saruna-ar-anglu-spiega-delu-peteri-krilovu/galerija/6 & https://spoki.lv/paparazzi/CCCP-Laiku-doki-dokomenti/569126 & https://timenote.info/lv/Sergejs-Liepins A collection of Latvian Communist Youth badges https://www.znacivlcsmlapin.com/%D1%80%D0%B5%D0%B3%D0%B8%D0%BE%D0%BD%D0%B0%D0%BB%D1%8C%D0%BD%D1%8B%D0%B9-%D0%BA%D0%BE%D0%BC%D1%81%D0%BE%D0%BC%D0%BE%D0%BB/%D0%BF%D1%80%D0%B8%D0%B1%D0%B0%D0%BB%D1%82%D0%B8%D0%BA%D0%B0/%D0%BB%D0%B0%D1%82%D0%B2%D0%B8%D0%B9%D1%81%D0%BA%D0%B0%D1%8F-%D1%81%D1%81%D1%80/

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