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.
The foundation of the people’s democratic government is the worker-peasant alliance. Representatives of the working people, workers and peasants in particular, actively took part in the work of the people’s government. Yang Mingzhen, a Miao woman, became a deputy county magistrate of Lushan County of the Miao and Dong Nationalities Autonomous Prefecture in southeast Guizhou. Yang Mingzhen (left) is shown here at her studies in 1956.