1st National Still Funds Racism in South Africa
1st National Sell The Krugerrand
by Clergy and Laity Concerned, Chicago Coalition on Southern Africa
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Undated, March 1978?
The leaflet says First National Bank still lends in South Africa. First National in participating in a $110 million loan direct to the white minority government of South Africa. The leaflet says one of First National's directors heads Caterpillar Tractor Co., one of the top 13 U.S. corporations invested in South Africa. The leaflet mentions Motorola, Kodak, IBM, GM, Ford, and Chrysler. The leaflet notes that the South African government raises money by selling one-ounce gold pieces. Krugerrands now account for 30% of South Africa's gold production. The leaflet says Stop banking at First National, Apartheid’s bank.
Used by permission of former members of Chicago Coalition on Southern Africa.
Collection: Carole Collins Africa Collection, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections