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The Strike 1909 Tom Mann

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Description

Handwritten message on reverse reads 'Train charterred by Unions / to courier people to Cockburn / the border town South Australia / to hear "Tom Mann" / Arriving at Railway town / from city of Broken Hill / Tom Mann is not allowed to / speak in New South Wales / pending trial.'

Physical description

Sepia photographic postcard titled 'THE STRIKE 1909 TOM MANN ?N', showing strikers loaded aboard a chartered train. It has a written description on reverse. Date 1909.

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