Five Goods

Wu hao
五好
Five Goods
1957, October
Shanghai huapian chubanshe (上海画片出版社)
53x77 cm.
PC-1957-007

Top left:
Unity and mutual assistance is good (团結互助好, Tuanjie huzhu hao)
Bottom left:
Educating children is good (教养子女好, Jiaoyang zinü hao)
Center:
Diligence and thrift in the household are good (勤儉持家好, Qinjian chijia hao)
Top right:
Cleanliness and hygiene are good (清潔衛生好, Qingjie weisheng hao)
Bottom right:
Studying hard is good (努力学習好, Nuli xuexi hao)
The sign on the entrance says: Fifth spare-time preparatory school (第五业余补习学校, Diwu yeyu buxi xuexiao)

The rhyme below the image, on the left:
Families of workers can do a lot, the “Five Goods” are being spread everywhere, running a household diligently and thriftily makes all things flourish, contribute to supporting construction
职工家属多能干,“五好”荣誉处处传;勤俭持家万事兴,支援建设有贡献
Zhigong jiashu duo neng gan, “wu hao” xingyu chuchu chuan, qinjian chijia wan shi xing, zhiyuan jianshe you gongxian

The Five Goods are evidently only expected from women. The husband has a paid job, and is therefore exempt from everything.

Translations: Luuk van 't Hoff.

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