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Printed on front of mounting board, top right, with black ink: “P 125”

Typed on paper glued to back: “The Rixen dispute. Photo taken through window of Rixen Manufacturing, Levin, by Evening Post photographer. Federation of Labour President Jim Knox, accompanied by FOL Secretary Ken Douglas and Clothing Workers’ Union Frank Thorn speak to the ‘sitters’ while police wait outside. (Evening Post 16/9/81). ATL print/ neg 1270 35mm, Frame 10.”

Workers Dispute, Rixen Manufacturing, Levin, 1981. Workers sitting in canteen being spoken to by Jim Knox (president, Federation of Labour), Ken Douglas (FOL secretary), Frank Thorn (Clothing Workers’ Union).

1 B&W photo print copy, mounted

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Workers Dispute, Rixen Manufacturing, Levin, 1981

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ken douglas,
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