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Strike headquarters, the Old Market Square, Fordsburg, 1950 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 199/2/1/3/5

Scope and Contents

152 x 210 mm. ‘Mr van Tonder drew Saamtrek’s attention to the dismantling of the strike headquarters, the Old Market Square, Fordsburg. Fortunately they were able to find the corner of the building which originally formed the headquarters of [Percy] Fisher and [Harry] Spendiff, the strike leaders. Also the window where their bodies were found after the fighting'.


  • Creation: 1950 - 1970


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.



Date information

DateText: The dates are approximate..

Finding aid date

2009-10-12 16:16:12+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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