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Black and White Photographic Print
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Browse_path African National Congress Digital Archive/ANC Collections/Prints/London Mission Papers/Photographs Loose/Raw/BOX010/FLR158
City Pretoria
Location en route Union Buildings
Pixel Size 5904 x 4069
Orientation landscape
Country South Africa
Populated 1
Media Type image
Dpi 600
Branded_id 390_13
Ingestion_path African National Congress Digital Archive/ANC Collections/Prints/London Mission Papers/Photographs Loose/Raw/BOX010/FLR158
Property Release PR-NON
Title Black and White Photographic Print
Province Transvaal
Subcollections FLR158
Imported 1324383979
Creation_date 1956-08-09T00:00:00
Media Id 390_13
Model Release MR-NON
Royalty Free no
Keywords Women's March, anti-apartheid, pass laws, protest
Description The Women's March of 1956 was organized by the Federation of South African Women (FEDSAW) and was led by remarkable women including Lilian Ngoyi, Helen Joseph, Rahima Moosa, Sophia Williams-De Bruyn and Albertina Sisulu. The march of some 20 000 women to the Union Buildings was in protest of the introduction of pass laws by the apartheid government. African women were required to carry these passbooks at all times, a system designed to restrict their lives, movement and work to designated areas.
Pixel_size 5904 x 4069
Media_type image
Property_release PR-NON
Media_id 390_13
Model_release MR-NON
Royalty_free no