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Dismissed carpenters marching, Queen Street, Auckland, 22 Feb 1949

Reference Number: PAColl-7171-14

Dismissed carpenters march along Queen Street, Auckland, 22 February 1949, protesting at the result of a dispute with the Auckland Master Builders' Association that left them unemployed. Photographer unidentified.Original caption from the New Zealand Free Lance, March 2. 1949, page 25 reads: Auckland Carpenters' Protest. After a meeting in the Town Hall, Auckland, which about 1,200 carpenters attended to hear speakers trace the history of the dispute with the Auckland Master Builders' Association, about 700 dismissed carpenters marched down Queen Street and up to Albert Park. The pictures show the carpenters marching along Queen Street with their placards. They later enrolled for unemployment benefits."

Key terms:
1 image, related to Auckland Carpenters and Joiners Union, Auckland Master Builders' Association, Auckland City, Carpenters - Trade-unions, Unemployment, Men - Employment - New Zealand - Auckland Region and Demonstrations.

Part of:
New Zealand Free Lance original photographic prints, from the file print collection, Box 6, Reference Number PAColl-7171 (56 digitised items)
New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00079 (849 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 15.8 x 21 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

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