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DM2000091908:SAED:POLITICS:WOMEN:APARTHEID:SEP1957 - End of Round One - Anti-pass marches by women (at Standerton) took place in a new period of protest in a much more determined mood and in quick succession. On August 9, 1956, 20 000 women of all races, from the cities and towns, from reserves and villages, took a petition addressed to the prime Minister to the Union Buildings in Pretoria. He was not in. The petition demanded of Strijdom that the pass laws be abolished. (Photograph by Peter Magubane  Baileys Archive) rural, neg E655 Zeerust © Baileys African History Archive

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Title: Women's March
Image Number: APN36725
Caption: DM2000091908:SAED:POLITICS:WOMEN:APARTHEID:SEP1957 - End of Round One - Anti-pass marches by women (at Standerton) took place in a new period of protest in a much more determined mood and in quick succession. On August 9, 1956, 20 000 women of all races, from the cities and towns, from reserves and villages, took a petition addressed to the prime Minister to the Union Buildings in Pretoria. He was not in. The petition demanded of Strijdom that the pass laws be abolished. (Photograph by Peter Magubane Baileys Archive) rural, neg E655 Zeerust
Location: Union Buildings, Pretoria, South Africa
City: Pretoria
Country: South Africa
Dimensions: 1990 x 1970 px
DPI: 300
File Type: image
Model Release: MR-NON
Property Release: PR-NON
Keywords: Standerton, Drum Magazine, South Africa, Africa, South African history, black and white image, Anti-Pass Campaign, square, September, 1957, 1950s, Mpumalanga, protesters, women, anti-apartheid, marching, crowds, dirt road,
Credit: Drum Social Histories / Baileys African History Archive / Africa Media Online
Created Date: 1956-08-09T00:00:00