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Women's March
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Creation_date 1956-08-09T00:00:00
Media Id 43_1425
Subcollections Drum Social Histories
Royalty Free No
City Pretoria
Ingestion_path's African History Archive/Drum Social Histories
Location Union Buildings, Pretoria, South Africa
Country South Africa
Description DM2000072675: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 Baileys Archive) neg T25
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Keywords September,women,Drum Magazine,South Africa,South African history,black and white image,vertical,politics,1956,Anti-Pass Campaign,apartheid,Union buildings,protests,1950s,
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