National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), 1946-1986: 40 Years of Struggle, 1986. Offset litho poster produced and printed in Johannesburg. Artist unknown. This poster commemorates the historic 1946 Mineworkers’ Strike for better wages and improved working conditions. Although the miners won a number of concessions and had their wages improved, the poster suggests that, 40 years later, workers were still struggling for a living wage and decent living conditions. Collection: CHR/UWC-Robben Island Museum Mayibuye Archives
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