A translation of Manifesto of the Communist Party was published in Shanghai.
Eighth Route Army soldiers celebrating victory on the Great Wall.
Mao Zedong went to Chongqing to talk with the Kuomintang government.
Private handicraftsmen turned to the socialist path by way of cooperatives.
Workers of the Daqing Oilfield at work.
A village-level organization signing a contract with peasants.
Between December 1949 and February 1950, Mao Zedong paid a visit to the Soviet Union. The two governments signed the “Sino-Soviet Treaty of Friendship, Alliance and Mutual Assistance” and other agreements. Premier and concurrently Foreign Minister Zhou Enlai is shown here signing the treaty on February 14, 1950.