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MINEWORKERS FIGHT FOR A LIVING WAGE : SUPPORT THE MINERS STRIKE : SUPPORT THE LIVING WAGE CAMPAIGN

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


Call Number: 1004
Identifier: AL2446_1004
Title: MINEWORKERS FIGHT FOR A LIVING WAGE : SUPPORT THE MINERS STRIKE : SUPPORT THE LIVING WAGE CAMPAIGN
Date: 1987
Subject: Images of Defiance- IOD;
Mineworkers;
living wage;
miners’ strike;
living wage campaign
Description: This poster is an offset litho in black and yellow. This poster was based on a drawing by Judy Seidman for the South African Congress of Trade Unions (SACTU) in Lusaka, which was distributed as a sticker in South Africa. This was turned into a poster by M. Smithers at STP for COSATU and NUM for the mineworkers strike in 1987. This poster relates to the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) celebrating the end of the national miners’ strike. The text reads “MINEWORKERS FIGHT FOR A LIVING WAGE : SUPPORT THE MINERS STRIKE : SUPPORT THE LIVING WAGE CAMPAIGN” Digitised by Specialised Archival Solutions in 2009. Reproduced in "Images of Defiance: South African Resistance posters in the 1980s" on page 57(number 94) of the 1991 SAHA / Ravan Press edition and the 2004 SAHA / STE Publishers edition. It also appears on page 167 of “Red on Black: The Story of the South African Poster Movement”, SAHA / STE Publishers, 2007
Creator: M. Smithers (based on drawing by Judy Seidman)
Type: Poster
Format: Access image - jpg
Preservation image - tiff
Source: SAHA collection AL2446
Language: English
Coverage: South Africa
Rights: Copyright of some material is held by individual poster makers/organisations. Copyright restrictions may apply. See SAHA copyright statement for more information
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