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Members of the Petone Unemployed Worker's Movement marching to parliament, 30 January 1932

Reference Number: EP-8641-1/2-G

Members of the Petone Unemployed Worker's Movement marching to parliament. The offices of the Petone branch of the Evening Post are in the background. One of the banners says: No 5 Scheme means Economic Dominion Disaster. Photographed by an unknown photographer for the Evening Post newspaper on Janurary 30th, 1932.

Key terms:
1 image, related to The Evening Post (Newspaper. 1865-2002), Petone Unemployed Worker's Movement, Jackson Street, Petone, New Zealand - Politics and government, Streets - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Depressions - 1929, Unemployment and Demonstrations.

Part of:
Negatives of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PAColl-0614-1 (5390 digitised items)
Evening Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PA-Group-00287 (5802 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: A related photograph published in the Evening Post with the following caption. "Unemployed demonstration -- Some hundreds of unemployed marched from Hutt Valley to the city today and assembled in Parliament grounds while a deputation waited on the Prime Minister...."

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service331. Labour Conditions. 1932.(PFP-001031)

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