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Aborigines day of mourning, Sydney, 26 January 1938
Format: Photomechanical half-tone print
Notes: For the first time, Australian Aborigines protested their treatment. "WE APPEAL to the Australian Nation of to-day ... for FULL CITIZEN STATUS and EQUALITY WITHIN THE COMMUNITY"
From the collections of the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au
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