Women clothing workers from Rixen Manufacturing Company, Levin, being read messages of support for their protest regarding redundancy pay - Photograph taken by Ian Mackley

Women clothing workers from Rixen Manufacturing Company, Levin, being read messages of support for their protest regarding redundancy pay - Photograph taken by Ian Mackley
Date
[ca 31 Aug 1981]
Ref
EP/1981/2965/13a-F
Description

Women clothing workers from Rixen Manufacturing Company, Levin, being read messages of support for their sit-in protest regarding redundancy pay. Shows mechanic, Norman MacFarlane (standing, centre), next to Clothing Workers' Federation president, Mrs Joyce Hawe. Clothing Workers' Federation secretary Mr Frank Thorn is standing at rear. Photographs taken circa 31 August 1981 by Evening Post staff photographer Ian Mackley.

Publication note - Published in the Evening Post, 31 August 1981.

Source of descriptive information - Evening Post caption from 31 August 1981, attached to back of file print. Historical note from Peace And Justice Auckland Newsletter #53 from http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0402/S00092.htm accessed July 2009.

Workers occupied Rixen Manufacturing after they were given one weeks notice of closure with no redundancy payment.

Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s) (Individual image on negative strip).

Physical Description: Cellulose triacetate negative, 35mm

Finding Aids: File print in Evening Post illustrations file at cabinet 10, drawer 3, at Labour-Clothing workers.

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Dominion Post (Newspaper): Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers / Women clothing workers from Rixen Manufacturing Company, Levin, being read messages of support for their protest regarding redundancy pay - Photographs taken by Ian Mackley
Format
1 b&w original negative(s) (Individual image on negative strip), Negatives, Cellulose triacetate negative, 35mm, Orientation: Horizontal image
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Women clothing workers from Rixen Manufacturing Company, Levin, being read messages of support for their protest regarding redundancy pay - Photograph taken by Ian Mackley. Dominion Post (Newspaper): Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers. Ref: EP/1981/2965/13a-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/23128827

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