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THE LONG MARCH : SAWCO

Theme: Culture: The doors of culture shall be opened!


Call Number: 1175
Identifier: AL2446_1175
Title: THE LONG MARCH : SAWCO
Date: 1986
Subject: Images of Defiance- IOD;
Labour;
Resistance;
Sarmcol Workers Cooperative - SAWCO
Description: This poster is silkscreened in black, red, brown and grey, prodcued by Sarmcol workers at SAWCO, circa 1986, Howick, Natal. This poster advertises a stage play- The Long March, to illustrate their struggle against the bosses. The text reads: "THE LONG MARCH : SAWCO : THE LONG MARCH : generations of resistance : The Sarmcol Workers' Struggle". Digitised by Specialised Archival Solutions in 2009. Reproduced in "Images of Defiance: South African Resistance posters in the 1980s" on page 170 (number 309) of the 1991 SAHA / Ravan Press edition and the 2004 SAHA / STE Publishers edition. It also appears on page 140 of “Red on Black: The Story of the South African Poster Movement”, SAHA / STE Publishers, 2007, as well as the SAHA virtual exhibition - 'Hlanganani Basebenzi: Commemorating South Africa's labour Movement'.
Creator: Produced by Sarmcol workers at the Sarmcol Workers Cooperative (SAWCO)
Type: Poster
Format: Access image - jpeg
Preservation image - tiff
Source: SAHA collection AL2446
Language: English
Coverage: South Africa
Rights: Copyright of some materials are held by individual postermakers/organisations. Copyright restrictions may apply. See SAHA copyright statement for more information.
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