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International Unemployment Day demonstrations....



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March 7, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 7, 1930

* International Unemployment Day
* Communists - Reds
* The Great Depression


The top of the front page has a three column headline: "REDS BATTLE POLICE IN UNION SQUARE; SCORES INJURED, LEADERS ARE SEIZED; TWO DEAD, MANY HURT IN CLASHES ABROAD" with many subheads. (see) Loads of text continues inside with related photos.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

wikipedia notes: International Unemployment Day (March 6, 1930) was a coordinated international campaign of marches and demonstrations, marked by hundreds of thousands of people in major cities around the world taking to the streets to protest mass unemployment associated with the Great Depression. The Unemployment Day marches, organized by the Communist International and coordinated by its various member parties, resulted in two deaths of protestors in Berlin, injuries at events in Vienna and the Basque city of Bilbao, and less violent outcomes in London and Sydney, Australia.

Category: The 20th Century

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