South African Women's Day

South African Women's Day

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Seattle, Washington, United States
August 10 or 11, 1985
Type: Photograph
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Photograph of an all-night vigil from 8 p.m. Saturday, August 10 to 1 p.m. Sunday, August 11, 1985 at the South African Consulate. The vigil was sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) and the Seattle Coalition Against Apartheid. The photograph shows Millie Russell (left) and Maryamu Eltayeb, both standing. (See the leaflet Honor SOUTH AFRICAN WOMEN'S DAY by the American Friends Service Committee and the Seattle Coalition Against Apartheid available on the website.)
Collection: Southern Africa Solidarity in the U.S. Pacific Northwest (Selma Waldman collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections