Unemployed Miners March 1927

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    Item title reads: "Unemployed Miners' March. Thousands of minors accompany their comrades the first few miles of their long march to London."

    Porth, Wales

    M/S miners pose for the camera, many wear caps. They march through the streets of a town, forming a huge long line, which is seen moving towards, and then away from camera. There are industrial chimneys in the background.

    Note: Welsh miners marching through towns.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:21:58:00 / 01:23:34:00
    G 1449
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    G 1449
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    GREAT DEPRESSION 1920s mining Newbridge
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