Arrival Of Deported Labour Leaders 1920-1930

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Arrival of deported Labour leaders - That's all the information available for this story.

Location of events unknown / unclear.

Various shots of about 20 men; all in dark suits; overcoats; hats - in 2 small boats up next to a ship (the Umgeni). CU's of these men looking at the side...

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Cataloguer:
Cheri
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Silent
Media URN:
74656
Sort Number:
ON 181 E
Time in/Out:
01:09:56:00 / 01:12:19:00
Canister:
ON 181 E
Film ID:
2320.09
Issue Date:
1920 - 1930

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  • "Location of events unknown / unclear." - the location is Gravesend, Kent.

    The SS Umgeni is seen here arriving at Gravesend on 24 February, carrying the illegally deported Johannesburg strike leaders.

    This newspaper article confirms the arrival.....

    http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/artic
    le/5416986

    This article gives details regarding their expulsion.....

    http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/articl
    e/5417190



    jamied 2nd Oct 2012
  • The full date is 24 February 1914, enabling a change to the clip's current inaccurate date range.

    jamied 2nd Oct 2012

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