Sydney Trades Hall

Sydney Trades Hall

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Banner of the West Midlands Federation of the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies, 1912 by Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, via Flickr

Banner of the West Midlands Federation of the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies, 1912

Lesbians & Gays Support the Miners! You've all seen Pride, right?

The real thing: LGSM members march in support of the miners, Photograph: Colin Clews

Lesbians and gay me in support of the strike

A site dedicated to the history of the "Progressive" working people of Hayes - A Peoples History Hayes Peoples History

September 5, 1964: Elizabeth Gurley Flynn dies at age 74. Flynn was an organizer for the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), a founding member of the American Civil Liberties Union, and an activist for women's rights, birth control, and women's suffrage.

ultimately vindicates those who fought, suffered, were imprisoned, and died for human freedom against political oppression and economic slavery." Elizabeth Gurley Flynn (look her up!) More great cards at link by artist Ricardo Levins Morales

Part of exhibit, Broken Hill Trades Hall (2003?)

Part of exhibit, Broken Hill Trades Hall

Broken Hill Trades Hall in 2003?

Broken Hill Trades Hall in

letterboxes at Broken Hill Trades Hall

letterboxes at Broken Hill Trades Hall

pamphlets, ribbons, badges and 2KY memorabilia in Lorna Morrison Room

pamphlets, ribbons, badges and memorabilia in Lorna Morrison Room

Frank Bardacke's wonderful history of the Farmworkers Union. Chavez the good, bad and ugly; and the farmworkers themselves determination to organise despite him

Winner of the 2012 Hillman Prize in Book Journalism. In its heyday, the United Farm Workers was an embodiment of its slogan Yes, we canin the form Si, Se Puede!winning many labor victories, securing c

Part of the suppression of the IWW in Australia. And an explanation of it's strength amongst rural labourers

As World War I raged and Prime Minister William Morris Hughes urged Australia to vote for conscription, a young police constable named George Duncan was murdered in Australia’s first political assassination.

Great story of the rank and file who were the matchgirls. Louise Raw has written an excellent study

Striking a light -Book Cover, paperback version

posters from the Alban Gillezeau Collection in the Lorna Morrison Room

posters from the Alban Gillezeau Collection in the Lorna Morrison Room