South African Railways & Harbour Workers Union (SARHWU), 3rd Regional Congress, 1994. Digital poster produced at CAP. Artist: Jon Berndt. Photograph: Paul Grendon. SARHWU was launched in Cape Town in 1936 by black railway workers and was re-launched in 1985. Collection: CHR/UWC-Robben Island Museum Mayibuye Archives

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