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[Group portrait of protestors with signs at the "Day of Mourning" Aboriginal meeting]
Australian Hall, Sydney, N.S.W.
Sydney (NSW SI56-05)
26 January 1938
[Subjects L-R:] William Ferguson, Jack Kinchela, Helen Grosvenor, Selina Patten, John Patten; A large blackboard displayed outside the hall proclaims, "Day of Mourning". Leaflets warned that "Aboriginies and persons of Aboriginal blood only are invited to attend. " At 5 o'clock in the afternoon a resolution of indignation, protest, was moved and passed