[The firings of Caroline Hunter and Clyde Walton on February 10, 1971 by Polaroid Corporation are further proof of the racist response to the three demands of the PRWM . . .]
by Caroline Hunter, Polaroid Revolutionary Workers Movement
Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
February 11, 1971
Polaroid Revolutionary Workers Movement
The press release says the firings of Caroline Hunter and Clyde Walton on February 10, 1971 by Polaroid Corporation are further proof of the racist response to the three demands of the PRWM on behalf of black South Africa and the racist disregard of the needs of black workers here and in South Africa. The press release includes a copy of a letter to Caroline Hunter from Terry W. Milligan of Polaroid Corporation. The press release includes a copy of a memorandum BOYCOTTS to All members of the Company from the Personnel Policy Committee. The press release includes two newspaper articles "Pass-Camera bosses hear Soweto" and "Polaroid Employees Appear at U.N. To Criticize Firm's S. Africa Policy." The press release discusses the American Physical Society Annual Convention in New York, Scientists and Engineers for Social and Political Action (SESPA), repressive technology, Edwin Land, Ken Williams, human and civil rights of black people, a boycott of Polaroid products, the pass system, apartheid, Chuck Jones, Ken Anderson, George Houser, the American Committee on Africa (ACOA), the ID-2, and scientists.
Used by permission of Caroline Hunter, co-founder of the Polaroid Revolutionary Workers Movement.
Collection: Boston Coalition for the Liberation of Southern Africa papers, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections