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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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Grand funeral - crowds line streets, Lenin speaks (silent)

country of origin: former USSR

Paris besieged by Prussian army- cold, hunger

country of origin: France

Crowds greet train at station

country of origin: Poland

Bus drives to prison

country of origin: Cuba

Turkish Revolution 1908 (stills/footage)

country of origin: Czech Republic

Crashing waves

country of origin: Cuba

British army

country of origin: Israel

A union demo- flags flying, marching band

country of origin: United States

Rally in Union Square, San Francisco

country of origin: United States

Children singing in classroom, run outside to play

country of origin: Angola

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