May Day 2016 – International Workers’ Day

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Sunday 1st May will be International Workers’ Day. Since the 19th century the traditional spring festival of May Day has also become associated with the labour movement, as a celebration of the contribution of working people.

Leaflet from May Day 1938

 

Our blog post from May Day 2015 contains a number of May Day images and documents from the TUC Library collections. You can also see a selection on our May Day Pinterest page.

“The Co-operative Commonwealth” by Walter Crane, May Day 1926.

For more information about these items or our other May Day collections, get in touch.

 

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