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"THE FOUR PESTS" POSTERS.

除 "四害" 宣传画


Everyone struggles against diseases and pests.  Education Office of the Ministry of Health, May 1960. A woman stands with a flyswatter in her right hand. Above her head are four images, yellow, green, blue, and red, each depicting a scene of pest eradication. In the lower right corner a women stands holding a child by an open doorway.

见害就除,积极防病,人人与 病害作斗争
Everyone struggles against diseases and pests.
Education Office of the Ministry of Health, May 1960.

Eradicate pests and diseases and build happiness for ten thousand generations. Red Cross and the Health Propaganda Office of the Health Department of Fujian Province, September 1960. A woman with a broom and a man with pest spray are shown killing various pests including a rat, a mosquito, and a fly. In the background people of varying ages are celebrating, some holding fly swatters and mosquito nets.

除害灭病,造福万代
Eradicate pests and diseases and build happiness for ten thousand generations.
Red Cross and the Health Propaganda Office of the Health Department of Fujian Province, September 1960.


Kill the pests and eradicate diseases. Health Office of Gansu, n.d.  A man in a majestic pose holds a shovel and eradicates pests including a rat, a fly, and a mosquito.  Mountains are depicted in the background. An image of a figure blowing wind or water appears next to the man. Three black and white images depict different scenes of work in the fields.

抗旱生产,征服自然,除害灭 病,人定胜天
Kill the pests and eradicate diseases.
Health Office of Gansu, n.d.