Friday, 27 July 2007

Milk For Spain 1938

90th Anniversary history series continues...
Milk For Spain was a fund-raising campaign during the Spanish Civil War (1936 - 1939) set up by activists in the Co-operative Union and the Labour Party. It received donations from co-operative societies, and customers could contribute money buying tokens. Advert is from the M&S (Manchester & Salford) Co-operative Herald November 1938 promoting the scheme. The milk in powdered or condensed form was sent from Britain to the Spanish Republican areas.
Wikipedia - Link.