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May Day

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About May Day

May Day means different things to different people, in different countries – from Druidic spring rites and maypole dancing in the northern hemisphere to parades marking International Workers' Day across the globe.

Newspaper reports note how the worker demonstrations and parades marking 1 May have risen and fallen in popularity over the decades. They also note traditions and events overseas, including during the lead-up to the Russian Revolution and the political upheavals of the 1930s.

May Day, Melbourne 1942, Albert Tucker

May Day

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