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Women's March
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Media Id 69_255
Creation_date 1956-08-09T00:00:00
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Media Type image
Orientation landscape
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Credit Line Drum Social Histories / Baileys African History Archive / Africa Media Online
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City Pretoria
Subcollections Drum Social Histories
Country South Africa
Description DM2005020718:SAED:POLITICS:WOMEN:SEP1956 - Anti-Pass Campaign - On August 9, 1956, 20 000 women of all races, some with babies on their backs, 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. In 1955 - Protest women wait - Women from all over the Reef gathered at the Union Buildings, Pretoria on thursday, October 27, to protest to Cabinet Minister about a suggestion that African women carry passes and against the Bantu Educaion Act. The picture above shows some of the women oall races voting in th grounds, with the Union Building in the backround. (Photograph by Drum photographer BAHA) neg T25
Location Union Buildings, Pretoria, South Africa
Collections Baileys African History Archive
Title Women's March
Keywords Drum Magazine,South Africa,apartheid,South African history,black and white image,horizontal,women,politics,September,1956,Anti-Pass Campaign,Union buildings,protests,1950s,
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