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Bidding Information
Lot #    29013
Auction End Date    1/25/2011 10:44:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Tsu die Idischer arbeter in Capetown
Title (Hebrew)    צו די אידישע ארבעטער אין קייפטאן
City    Capetown, South Africa
Publisher    Alpha Press
Publication Date    1930's
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Single sheet of paper, 4°, 264:157mm., light age staining, some creasing.
          
Detailed
Description
   A call for all "khaverim" to come to a meeting on the Tuesday the 18th of October called by the Ad Hoc Committee of the Capetown Workers' Club.

Jewish workers' solidarity in Cape Town goes as far back as 1898, when they established a workers' club, and their unionist activities go as far back as 1902 and 1903, when they were operating a tailors' society, a baker's association, a carpenters' society and a cooperative bakery. Bundist ideology had a strong impact on Cape Town Jewish workers up to a certain period. As historical circumstances called for new forms of struggles, Cape Town Bundists were absorbed into the existing revolutionary groups in town.

          
Reference
Description
   http://www.sahistory.org.za/pages/library-resources/online%20books/labour-struggles/chapter-1.htm
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    South Africa
  
Subject
Polemics:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Yiddish
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica