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Four Early Posters Marking the 1st of May in France

30 April

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1st of May 1904 Front cover of l'Humanite the newspaper of the French Communist Party calling for demo
A leaflet for 1st May 1907 by Metal workers of Nantes calling for an 8 hour work day
Unsigned anarchist leaflet calling for a demonstration on 1st of may

Law voted and passed on 23 april 1919 instituting an 8 hour work day in France and making 1st of May a public holiday