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.
At its Eighth National Congress, the CPC reiterated that China would strive to maintain world peace and promote the progress of mankind. Mao Zedong, the main initiator of New China’s foreign policy, is shown here with Asian, African and Latin American friends.