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 spirit of independence, self-reliance and hard struggle gave impetus to industrial production. During the first half of the 1960s, the Party and government invested a great deal of manpower and material and financial resources in developing the Daqing Oilfield in the Songhuajiang-Liaohe Basin in Heilongjiang Province. By 1965, China had basically achieved self-sufficiency in oil. People in Daqing are shown here at work.