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    Li Zhensheng/Contact press - Cultural Revolution China Portraits / Li Fanwu, Governor of Heilongiang province, portrait, 1966 [***]
"Accused of bearing resemblance to that of Chairman Mao, a sign of opportunistic ambition, the hair of Heilongiang province Governor Li Fanwu was shaved and torn by Red Guards teenagers at a rally in Red Guard Square (formerly People’s Stadium). Harbin. Sept. 12, 1966."

    Li Zhensheng/Contact press - Cultural Revolution China Portraits / Li Fanwu, Governor of Heilongiang province, portrait, 1966 [***]

    "Accused of bearing resemblance to that of Chairman Mao, a sign of opportunistic ambition, the hair of Heilongiang province Governor Li Fanwu was shaved and torn by Red Guards teenagers at a rally in Red Guard Square (formerly People’s Stadium). Harbin. Sept. 12, 1966."

     
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    Li Zhensheng/Contact press - Cultural Revolution China Portraits / Luo Zicheng portrait, 1966 [***]
"The staff of the Heilongiang Daily accused Luo Zicheng, head of the work group designated by the provincial Party committee, of following the capitalist road and opposing mass movement. His dunce cap announced his crimes. Harbin. Aug. 25, 1966"

    Li Zhensheng/Contact press - Cultural Revolution China Portraits / Luo Zicheng portrait, 1966 [***]

    "The staff of the Heilongiang Daily accused Luo Zicheng, head of the work group designated by the provincial Party committee, of following the capitalist road and opposing mass movement. His dunce cap announced his crimes. Harbin. Aug. 25, 1966"

     
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    Li Zhensheng/Contact press - Cultural Revolution China Portraits / Wu Bingyuan and Wang Yongzeng, group portrait, 1968 [***]
"Before their execution, "counterrevolutionaries" Wu Bingyuan (eyes closed) and Wang Yongzeng bore placards with their names and crimes. Outskirts of Harbin. April 5, 1968."

    Li Zhensheng/Contact press - Cultural Revolution China Portraits / Wu Bingyuan and Wang Yongzeng, group portrait, 1968 [***]

    "Before their execution, "counterrevolutionaries" Wu Bingyuan (eyes closed) and Wang Yongzeng bore placards with their names and crimes. Outskirts of Harbin. April 5, 1968."

     
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    Li Zhensheng/Contact press - Cultural Revolution China Portraits / Mao Zedong’s portrait, 1968 [***]
"Military hospital patients made their morning pledge of loyalty before Mao Zedong’s portrait. Harbin. Sept. 5, 1968"

    Li Zhensheng/Contact press - Cultural Revolution China Portraits / Mao Zedong’s portrait, 1968 [***]

    "Military hospital patients made their morning pledge of loyalty before Mao Zedong’s portrait. Harbin. Sept. 5, 1968"

     
  5. Li Zhensheng/Contact press - Cultural Revolution China Portraits / Ouyang Xiang portrait, 1968 [***] / [***]
"Ouyang Xiang, son of the former first secretary of Heilongjiang’s provincial party committee, was dragged outside the North Plaza Hotel, persecuted for sending an unsigned letter to the provincial revolutionary committee defending his denounced father. Three days later, he was pushed out of a third-story window of the building where he was held. The official report called his death a suicide. Harbin, Heilongjiang province, Nov. 30, 1968."

    Li Zhensheng/Contact press - Cultural Revolution China Portraits / Ouyang Xiang portrait, 1968 [***] / [***]

    "Ouyang Xiang, son of the former first secretary of Heilongjiang’s provincial party committee, was dragged outside the North Plaza Hotel, persecuted for sending an unsigned letter to the provincial revolutionary committee defending his denounced father. Three days later, he was pushed out of a third-story window of the building where he was held. The official report called his death a suicide. Harbin, Heilongjiang province, Nov. 30, 1968."