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Shanghai (China), public transit bearing posters of Mao Zedong (right) and Zhu De (left) of the Communist Party of China during the Civil War of 1949

By 1904-1978 Harrison Forman


In RED SHANGHAI. Portraits of the two top Chinese Communist leaders.. MAO TSE-TUNG (President) on the right and CHU THE (Commander-in-Chief of Chinese Red Armies) on the left. Portraits are on a trackless electric trolley in Shanghai.2. Trackless trolleys in downtown Shanghai move through the streets. Posters on them show the two current idols of the populace, Mao Tze-tung, Chairman of the Chinese Communist Party, and Chu Teh, Commander-in-Chief of the People's Liberation Army. (They no longer call themselves Reds or the Communist Army.) The Reds Fade to Pink in Shanghai. Forman 2451GrayscaleForman Nitrate Negatives, Box 1

Topics: City & town life; Mass transit; Propaganda; Bicycles & tricycles;, China--History--Civil War, 1945-1949;
Year: 1949
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