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Old Liuzhou in Pictures No. 2

A group of newly graduated middle school students / red guards gather for a picture with the Chairman. All clutching their Little Red Books. Like the first in this series, this was taken in Liuzhou People’s Square, but earlier. 1968

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Old Liuzhou in Pictures No. 1

This photograph was taken in 1973, during Mao’s cultural revolution when the youth was running out of control led by the “Red Guards”. It shows a mass meeting of young people about to be sent to the countryside to “learn from the peasants”. A lucky few were sent within Guangxi, but many were sent to […]

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