The New Shot Firer, 1974. On rock: Learn from Dazhai Agriculture, Flag: The Iron Women's Blasting Unit.
Artist: Jin Chen
We hope Beijing can make us increase power, 1974, Artist: Yao Yi Zhi
Taken together this group of posters show a strong presence of women, although all are young, even childish, with male figures appearing supportive and guiding.
Young tree shoots from Jinggang [the first CCP Base, "cradle of the revolution"], date and artist unreadable
Propaganda posters were in use well before the Mao Period and did not end with the Cultural Revolution, not even with Deng Xiao Ping. They are still in use today.
Learn from the good example of lei feng: Develop the spirit of hard work and plain living, undated.
Artist: Chen Hong Ren
Lei Feng had repeatedly been advanced as a model of selflessness, hard work, frugality, obedience and loyalty to the Party across media. Taught in schools, his life and deeds are part of the cultural landscape even today. This is one example of the series of posters produced to illustrate his guiding message.
Learn from the good example of Lei Feng: Learn from the writings of Marxism, Leninism and Maoism, undated, Artist: Xu Fen Gen
Learn from Lei Feng, undated.
Artist: Ma Hong Dao
Learn from the good example of Lei Feng: Love our Party, our society and our People, undated,
Artist: Qiu Wei
Learn from the good example of Lei Feng: Serve the People wholeheartedly, undated,
Artist: Ni Fang Hua
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