Impact of the Cultural Revolution and the deification of Mao Tse Tung in Beijing, China. A large crowd of civilians gathered on the streets. Banners seen. Civilians buy portraits and writings of Chairman of the Communist Party of China Mao Tse Tung at a shop. Posters and paintings on a wall. Portraits of Lenin and Marx on a wall. Portraits of Mao Tse Tung displayed in the shop. Civilians lined up outside the shop. Men seated in chairs. Civilians dine in a restaurant. Shop windows displaying bas relief images of Mao. Windows celebrating the revolution, with marching figures and dates: 1949 -1966.
Impact of the Cultural Revolution and the deification of Mao Tse Tung in Beijing, China. A man on a cycle cart loaded with bags. Men ride bicycles on a street. Buildings on either side of the street. A traditional gateway on the street. A portrait of Chairman of the Communist Party of China Mao Tse Tung placed on the gateway of a former holy place. Civilians enter the gateway. View of Chinese architecture. Paintings on a wall. A statue at the center of a hall. Writings on charts around the statue of Mao. Civilians stand with vegetable carts and trolleys.
Impact of the Cultural Revolution and the deification of Chairman of the Communist Party of China Mao Tse Tung in Beijing, China. Civilians walk on a street. Signs painted on walls. Chinese citizens get their news from charts placed on the walls. The civilians read newspapers on the streets. The civilians gathered in front of a building. They read the charts placed on the building's wall. A large crowd of uniformed Red Guard youth gathered in a square and each of them is reading Mao's Little Red Book. The Red Guard begin to read aloud in unison, from Mao's book.
Communist National Day Celebrations in Beijing, China. A large crowd of Red Guards gathered at Tianamen Square for the Communist National Day Celebrations. The celebrants sing under direction of several leaders who direct simultaneously. They each wave Mao's "Little Red Book" and chant. Mao Tse Tung is pictured on building in the background. Cheerleaders can be heard leading group cheers. Chanting groups of people parade in various parts of the huge square. One large group marches with their arms linked to one another. They shout slogans against the "USA."
The impact of the Cultural Revolution and the deification of Mao Tse Tung in Beijing, China. A bus and trucks loaded with Chinese teenagers and young adults moves on streets. A large crowd of organized youth walks in the streets with their belongings in packs on their backs (Red Guard recruits or a round up for re-education?). Lined up children walk in the streets. A portrait of Mao Tse Tung placed at a building entrance. The youth come out of the building and enter buses in an organized fashion. Lines of buses, carrying pictures of Mao in their windshields, move on the streets. Men on cycle carts. Trees on either side of the streets. Many rows of bicycles parked on a street. Sign marks painted on a street. A street sign in many languages reading: "Anti Revisionist Street."
The impact of the Cultural Revolution and the deification of Mao Tse Tung in Beijing, China. A traffic police man directs traffic. Men work on scaffoldings. Men ride bicycles through the streets. Posters placed on walls. Portraits of Mao Tse Tung. Men on scoffolding installing Huge picture of Mao with Chinese people holding up copies of Mao's books. A huge sign depicting workers and an armed soldier marching together. Shop windows displaying goods, all display images of Mao, as well. A toy store with toy military vehicles and guns.