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Procession of unemployed workers marching along Wakefield Street, Wellington, 10 May 1932

Reference Number: 1/2-084147-G

A procession of unemployed workers marching along Wakefield Street, Wellington, on their way to to protest at Parliament Buildings. A row of policemen walk amongst them. The firm of John Chambers & Son Ltd is in the background. Photograph taken 10 May 1932.

Key terms:
1 image, related to John Chambers & Son Ltd, Wakefield Street, Crowds, Processions - New Zealand, Demonstrations - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Depressions - 1929, Unemployed and Police.

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)Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: This protest later resulted in a riot.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service331. Labour Conditions. 1932.(PFP-002606)

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