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People’s Holiday, late 40’s, is just one of many May Day documentaries in Contemporary’s footage library. 1916 archive footage of the Easter Uprising in Ireland showing the ruins of Dublin after the battle. Free Voice politics.jpgof Labour covers the history of America’s famous Yiddish Anarchist paper. Exclusive footage of Fidel Castro, Aaron Copeland and Dimitri Shostakovich attending the Cultural and Scientific World Conference in the late 1940’s. Rare footage of the Peekskill incident when anti-communist whites organized and attacked a Communist Party outing, smashing buses and injuring those in them whilst the police stood by. Our section on unions contains portrayals of women activists from the US and Britain as well as archive material going back to the 30s. From Latin America comes footage of the grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo searching for their lost children and grandchildren.
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Wife at home, makes tea

country of origin: United Kingdom

Old bearded Jews

country of origin: United States

The people celebrate the result of the elections

country of origin: China

Rural and urban workers - shots of industry - China

country of origin: China

Atomic blast hiroshima

country of origin: United States

Statues of famous pioneers and presidents

country of origin: United States

Havana- buildings

country of origin: Cuba

6/3/51: The Jury in the Rosenberg trial is chosen in NYC. Irving Kaufman is the Judge

country of origin: United States


country of origin: Angola

Holland:hijack of train - and occupation of school - by South Moluccans

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