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Xie , Nien Lin


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Down to the Countryside Movement Collection

Identifier: MS-1411
Content Description The collection contains letters, photographs, diary pages, cerificates, ephemera, a painting and a woodcut print and newspapers from 10 individuals documenting the large scale relocation and reeducation program directed at Chinese youth known as the 'down to the countryside' movement. Between 1968 and 1978, an estimated 17 million young people between the ages of 15 and 23 were relocated from their homes and families in China's urban centers to remote villages and border regions to work. These...