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.
By the end of 1952, a great victory had been achieved in the recovery of the national economy. China’s output of grain and cotton were respectively 9.3 percent and 53.6 percent higher than the highest records before liberation. In addition, peasants’ income increased more than 30 percent over that of 1949.