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May Day: Public holiday: Long live the workers' struggle.

Theme: Labour: An injury to one is an injury to all!

Call Number: 0243
Identifier: AL2446_0243
Title: May Day: Public holiday: Long live the workers' struggle.
Date: May 1986
Subject: Images of Defiance- IOD;
United Democratic Front - UDF;
Labour unions;
May day
Description: This poster is an offset litho in black, red and yellow,issued by the UDF in 1986, Johannesburg. This poster relates to the UDF's call for May Day to be declared a public holiday. The text reads: "May Day: Public holiday: Long live the workers' struggle." Digitised by Specialised Archival Solutions in 2009. Reproduced in "Images of Defiance: South African Resistance posters in the 1980s" on page 66 (number 118) of the 1991 SAHA / Ravan Press edition and the 2004 SAHA / STE Publishers edition. It also appears on page 171 of “Red on Black: The Story of the South African Poster Movement”, SAHA / STE Publishers, 2007
Creator: Produced by the United Democratic Front (UDF)
Type: Poster
Format: Access image - jpeg
Preservation image - tiff
Source: SAHA collection AL2446
Language: English
Coverage: South Africa
Rights: User restrictions may apply. See SAHA copyright statement .
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