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Spot where Taffy Long was taken prisoner, 1950 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 199/2/1/3/7

Scope and Contents

152 x 205 mm. 'Mr van Tonder then pointed out the spot where Taffy Long was taken prisoner. He was a very brave man and refused to put his hands up. The strikers then had to run the gauntlet through the Transvaal Scottish and the Railway Police who tried to inflict wounds on them'.


  • 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 16:44:33+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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