2009/10/18

Workers Society of Mutual Help Mausoleum ( Mausoleo de la Sociedad de Socorros Mutuos)

This  humble mausoleum belongs to  one of the hundreds mutual helps workers societies (Sociedad de socorros mutuos,http://www.revistapolis.cl/5/Illanes5.pdf) which joined workers thorougout the late 19th  Century and the first part of the last century.These organizations were the first unions created in Chile and  the basement of the labour movement which had surged in those years.
This is a snapshop taken from Santiago's General Cementery.

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