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
Factories and mines underwent democratic reform. The feudal system run by labor contractors was abolished, stimulating the workers’ enthusiasm for production. Miners in the Kailuan Mine are shown here holding an anti-labor contractor meeting.