Constructing Wusutu reservoir

Xiujian Wusutu shuiku
Constructing Wusutu reservoir
1958, December
Neimenggu renmin chubanshe (内蒙古人民出版社), Hohhot
54x78 cm.

Groups of 'volunteers' march to the construction site of the Wusutu Reservoir dam. For this project the municipal authorities of nearby Hohhot mobilized the population to build this dam in just a few months in an effort of mass voluntary labor, in the spirit of the Great Leap Forward.

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