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.
In order to study the theoretical issues of socialist construction, during 1959 and 1960, Mao Zedong led some cadres in reading and discussing Stalin’s “Socialist Economic Problems in the Soviet Union” and the textbook “Political Economics” published in the Soviet Union. Mao Zedong is shown here during a reading session.