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    Rapidly growing Unessa, Union English speaking South Africans, is coming on the political scene in S.

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    1.
    Delegates from 'Cecil John Rhodes' branch which is Kimberley l t r they are H.T. Smith, Mrs R. MacLeod and Rev. G.N. Pressly who is chairman of the branch.


    2.
    Rep of 'Sir Percy Fitzpatrick' the branch in Springs. East Rand. Mr. N.S. Longstaff.


    3.
    Mr D Crawford of Johannesburg one of t founders of t movement wearing Union Jack badge, his house flies UJ also.


    4.
    There of the National Executive, they also the three founders of Unessa l t r they are P. Parnwell, M.H. Maltenick, D. Crawford talking prior conference.


    5.
    National Chairman and (right) Mr C A Hart the secretary with painting.


    6.
    The painting called "Why" by Kent Cottrell, that Unessa is sending by airmail on Monday to Prince Charles for a birthday present from the English speaking society of South Africa. various angles.


    7.
    The "W.B. Clapham" branch representatives Mrs C.L. Forssman, Mr H Ellis and chairman Dr. C.V. Berry. CU.


    8.
    Dr C.V.Berry. CU.


    9.
    National executive table.


    10.
    Secretary starts meeting off. calls for Rev G.N. Pressly to say a prayer.


    11.
    Rev Pressly addresses conference. Prays for Queen etc.


    12.
    the Unessa symbol. Crown surrounded by U


    13.
    The Skyline hotel in Hillbrow. Johannesburg where two day conference is being held.




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    Background: Rapidly growing Unessa, Union English speaking South Africans, is coming on the political scene in S.Africa, the nationalist government is removing all signs of the crown as fast as possible and the Union Jack, this is only group that are fighting to retain connection with Crown. Last week the Anti Republic league threw in its lot with Unessa. They will issue statement after meetings which will undoubtedly reach you in press copy, the meeting is not open to press, they expect hot discussions of very contentious things. There are 16 branches throughout the Union. The National force in South African Politics.

    All the branches are named after famous country builders, English speaking, many of whom are almost unknown to present generation, they say this wrong as Afrikaans heros are lugged all along the way.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA87AOHXXXUB770TY3JE450RMJM
    Media URN:
    VLVA87AOHXXXUB770TY3JE450RMJM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/11/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:40:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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