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  • Title
    Item 533: Tribune negatives including meeting of FCAATSI leaders at Sydney Town Hall and protestors at Day of Mourning memorial gathering and procession in Sydney, 28 April 1970-29 April 1970
  • Call number
    ON 161/Item 533
  • Level of description
    item
  • Date

    28 April 1970-29 April 1970
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    1342006
  • Physical Description
    36 negatives - 35 mm.
  • Scope and Content
    This collection comprises photographs of protesters at Day of Mourning memorial gathering at Hyde Park and procession along Oxford Street and Flinders Street to Moore Park and La Perouse, 29 April 1970. Also includes three photographs of Federal Council for the Advancement of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders (FCAATSI) leaders and activists speaking at meeting held in the Lower Hall of Sydney Town Hall in resistance to the Captain Cook Bicentenary Celebrations and re-enactment of Captain Cook's landing at Kurnell, 28 April 1970.

    1-2. Herbert "Bert" Groves, FCAATSI, Sydney Town Hall, 28 April 1970
    3-5. Protesters with red headbands and signs leaving Hyde Park, Sydney, 29 April 1970
    6-8. Protesters proceeding down Oxford Street, Sydney, 29 April 1970
    9. Robert "Wally" Cooper and Myra Atkinson-Cooper, Sydney, 29 April 1970
    10. Protesters from Victoria including Esmai Bamblett, Barry Walker, Leanne Miller, Geraldine Bamblett, Beverly Briggs, Julie Andrews, Geraldine Briggs, Margaret Briggs, 29 April 1970
    11. Unidentified protester, 29 April 1970
    12. Indigenous woman holding child, 29 April 1970
    13. Group of protesters holding sign "Jotijota Victoria", 29 April 1970
    14-15. Protesters with signs and wreaths of mourning on beach at La Perouse, Sydney, 29 April 1970
    16-17. Pastor Frank Roberts (left) and Doug Nicholls (right) carrying wreaths of mourning on beach at La Perouse, Sydney, 29 April 1970
    18. Trudy Longbottom (centre) holding wreath of mourning, John Newfong (left) and Pastor Frank Roberts (right). 29 April 1970
    19. Trudy Longbottom (centre) interviewed during mourning ceremony, John Newfong (behind) and Pastor Frank Roberts (right), 29 April 1970
    20-21. Group of protesters with signs, 29 April 1970
    22-24. Pastor Frank Roberts (left) Trudy Longbottom (centre) and John Newfong (right) prepare to carry wreaths to the shore at Kamay, 29 April 1970
    25. Wreaths of mourning in the ocean at Kamay, 29 April 1970
    26. Harriet Ellis throwing wreath of mouring into ocean at Kamay, 29 April 1970
    27-28. Wreaths of mouring in the ocean at Kamay, 29 April 1970
    29-30. Doug Nicholls (centre) and protesters make their way to La Perouse Point, 29 April 1970
    31-33. Group of protesters with banner "Extend democracy to our Aborigines", 29 April 1970
    34-35. Protesters holding signs, 29 April 1970
    36. Herbert "Bert" Groves, FCAATSI, Sydney Town Hall, 28 April 1970
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    Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright status:: In copyright
    Copyright holder:: SEARCH Foundation
    Rights and Restrictions Information:: Reproduction and rights for the images are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 BY International Licence. Under this licence you are free to copy, distribute, remix and build upon this content as long as you acknowledge the State Library of New South Wales and the SEARCH Foundation
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and Courtesy SEARCH Foundation
  • Description source

    Contents list transcribed from original index held with the collection at ON 161 (Diary Pix Events 1964/1965 with additional notes / compiled by Noel Hazard), with additional information from original negative sleeve and from item in hand.
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