Hear Ye! Hear Ye!
View the flyers that signalled that Cissie Gool had arrived on the Cape Town political scene. Distributed in 1938, they urged voters in District Six to put their crosses next to her name, and outlined her political platform.
Also see an image of the flyer.
5th Sept, 1938
"The People's Own Candidate"
Mrs Z. Gool
(President of the National Liberation League of SA)
Who stands for:
1. Decent housing and sanitation
2. Additional refuse removal services
3. More creches and clinics for the poor
4. Open spaces for childen
5. The abolition of slums and the Reform Party
6. Equal Opportunity for the employment of coloured people in the Council
7. Higher wages for municipal employees
8. Recreation grounds and a swimming bath for Wards 6 & 7
9. NO RESIDENTIAL SEGREGATION
10. The immediate construction of a public hall for Wards 6 & 7
- "Municipal Election: Vote for Mrs Z Gool", Election handbill, September 5, 1938, Abdurahman Papers, Manuscripts and Archives, University of Cape Town, BC506, A5