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Southern San history and art after contact by Peter Poly

Southern San history and art after contact by Peter Jolly

Centenary of Indians in South Africa : a record of a hundred years of Indian progress in various spheres of activity . 1960

As the sun sets on my most ambitious effort, this is, indeed, a great day for me, for after years of preparation and long hours of patient research, my dream has been finally accomplished. But there is something nobler than merely to pride myself on its presentation.

A I Kajee His Work for the SA Indian Community

I first met Abdulla Kajee on the quay at Durban in July, 1929, when I stepped off a British India steamer at the end of a long journey. Fresh from the rural life of northern India, South African Indians and their complex problems seemed to me strange and a little alarming.

The Indian South African 1975

The Indian population of South Africa owes its presence in the country to the labour problem experienced by pioneer farmers who established sugar plantations in the British colony of Natal during the 19th century.

Natal Indian Teacher's Society Silver Jubilee 1925-50

To mark its Silver Jubilee, the Natal Indian Teachers' Society presents this record of its birth, growth and development over the last twenty-five years, and because it ties up so closely with Indian teachers, the record includes the growth and development of Indian education in general.

Garment Workers' Industrial Union (Natal) : golden jubilee, 1934-1984

The path to our Golden Jubilee
has not been an easy and
smooth sailing one.
During our 50 years of existence,
we had to struggle
against great odds · but thanks
to the dedication of some of our
older members who were steadfast

Studies in indian employment in Natal

IN THE MID-NINETEENTH CENTURY the young Colony of Natal was faced with a shortage of suitable labour. The European settlers were too few to meet the requirements of the colony's development and in any case were unsuited to do much of the necessary work.

Squatters Market / Institute for Social and Economic Research. 1976

Market gardening has been a traditional way of life of the Indian community for many years. In the Report of the Coolie Commission (1872) for example, mention is made of small locations of Indians in the neighbourhood of Durban who carried on a thriving trade 1n the sale of vegetables.

The Indian in Natal : is he a victim of Oppression ? [Professions, commerce]

The "Asiatic Land Tenure and Indian Representation Act, 1946," after full discussion, passed both Houses of the South African Parliament and was placed on the Statute Book of the Union.......

Indian Art selected items from Private Collections in Durban 1988

This catalogue is intended as a preliminary step towards an eventually more complete account of Indian art in private collections in South Africa.

Draft transcripts Twilight of legality

From the declaration of a national state of Emergency on June 12 1986 onwards, the UDF found itself in a period of twilight legality. This culminated with the restriction ofthe Front in February 1988, effectively banning all of its activities.

A distant clap of thunder: Fortieth anniversary of the 1946 mine strike: A Salute by the South African Communist Party to South Africa's Black Mine Workers

Booklet to commemorate the 1946 Miners Strike: "A distant clap of thunder". Fortieth anniversary of the 1946 mine strike. The booklet gives a detailed narrative of events, including photos

The South African Communist Party: 65 Years in the frontline of struggle

Booklet commemorating 65 years of the SACP, also discussing leaders of the party.

The Kairos document: a theological comment on the political crisis in South Africa

Book containing chapters on The moment of truth; Critique of State Theology; Critique of Church Theology; Towards a Prophetic Theology; Challenge to action.

United Democratic Front National General Council, 1985

This booklet was done after the National General Council of UDF held on the 6 - 7 April 1985.

Torture is part of the system: state violence in South Africa and Namibia

ANC booklet on state violence in South Africa and Namibia.

Relocations: the churches' report on forced removals

Book containing chapters on: Forced removals and relocation of people in South Africa, A history of dispossession, Bantustans: overseers of population control, Some theological considerations.

In whose defence?: Conscription and the SADF

An illustrated booklet on the history and propaganda surrounding conscription in South Africa. Includes the End Conscription Campaign (ECC) declaration entitled Towards a Just Peace.

United Democratic Front National Launch

UDF National Launch (booklet-A4 size bound)- covering Declaration, National Patriots and National Executive working Principles, Messages of support, Resolutions, Speeches to the National Rally, Biographies of Presidents and speeches, list of Organizations that registered as delegated or observers

Talking with the ANC

Book published by the South African Bureau of Information addressing the question of whether negotiations should be conducted with the African National Congress. Presents historical overview and includes statements from the government and the ANC.

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