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Video and audio clips, photos, documents and memorabilia relating to the Solidarity movement of 1983 in British Columbia, Canada.
Two men are shown standing with microphones in front of them.
A strike placard reads “BC Government Employees’ Union, Fired for No Cause is Cause for Protest” and includes the logo of the BCGEU.
A man, speaking at a podium, faces out towards a large crowd of people on the lawn of the B.C. legislature. Reporters are gathered, holding microphones and cameras towards the podium. Organizational banners and protest signs are visible throughout the crowd.
Two men and one woman sit at a table. Four microphones and a tape recorder are in front of them.
A crowd of people face the camera, some holding umbrellas and others wearing picket signs. Banners read “Unemployed Teachers Action Centre” and “British Columbia Teachers’ Federation”.
A typewritten page explains the purpose of the Solidarity rallies and lists rally attendance in communities such as Nelson (1,800), Salmon Arm (1,000) and Kelowna (4,000)
Photograph shows five people wearing Solidarity buttons and shirts pose in front of a banner which reads BC Government Employees’ Union. A sign reading “General Strike!!” can be seen in the background.
A typewritten page titled “On the creation of the Lower Mainland Budget Coalition” with annotations.
The cover of a book reads: The People’s Report A Social and Economic Alternative for BC and lists the names of communities visited.
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