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Pamphlet

Title
Rothbury: The 50th Anniversary
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NSW Northern District of the Miners Federaion, Newcastle, 1979
Abstract

This pamphlet marks the 50th anniversary of the December 16, 1929, confrontation between striking miners and police at the Rothbury coal mine in New South Wales. The day saw 29 year old miner Norman Brown shot dead, and numerous other miners injured. It contains commentary on the eventk, clippings from newspapers at the time, a list of veterans of Rothbury still alive in 1979, and a song titled 'Tragedy at Rothbury', taken from R Grant's song 'A Sad Day on the Coalfields'.

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