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RACIST HOTEL BOSSES! :REINSTATE THE WORKERS YOU FIRED FOR OBSERVING JUNE 16 : VIVA CCAWUSA! VIVA COSATU!

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


Call Number: 1117
Identifier: AL2446_1117
Title: RACIST HOTEL BOSSES! :REINSTATE THE WORKERS YOU FIRED FOR OBSERVING JUNE 16 : VIVA CCAWUSA! VIVA COSATU!
Date: 1989
Subject: Images of Defiance- IOD;
Commercial;
Catering and Allied Workers Union of South Africa -CCAWUSA;
Hector Pieterson, hotel
Description: This poster is an offset litho in black, red and yellow, produced by the Commercial, Catering and Allied Workers Union of South Africa (CCAWUSA), Johannesburg. This poster depicts the famous image of Hector Pieterson in front of a hotel. This image represents the hotel workers who were dismissed after staying away on 16 June. South African workers demanded recognition of 16 June as an official public holiday. The text reads “RACIST HOTEL BOSSES! :REINSTATE THE WORKERS YOU FIRED FOR OBSERVING JUNE 16 : VIVA CCAWUSA! VIVA COSATU!” Digitised by Specialised Archival Solutions in 2009. Reproduced in "Images of Defiance: South African Resistance posters in the 1980s" on page 64 (number 111) of the 1991 SAHA / Ravan Press edition and the 2004 SAHA / STE Publishers edition.
Creator: Commercial, Catering and Allied Workers Union of South Africa (CCAWUSA)
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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