Workers loading the cane on the cane field
|Filling sugar in bags||
Workers in the storage area on a Sugar Mill
Sugar cane flourished so much in Natal that the first mill was set up on the Compensation flats in 1850. As sugar became a larger crop in about ...
|Sugar Mill - 1900 - Overport Hartley||
Hartley's Mill started crushing in 1874. At the end of 1880, Hartley's Overport Sugar and Coffee Estate
|Early Implements issued to the Indentured labourers for use in their daily work||
Early Implements issued to the Indentured labourers for use in their daily work
|Early Indenture Indian families||
Image of early Indentured Indian Labour in the Colony of Natal
|Indian Family outside hut||
Beyond indenture and until the 1960s, the majority of the descendants of the Indian indentured continued to experience abnormal family life ...
|Sugar cane fields||
Labourers on the Cane fields
|Sugar Cane Cutting||
he majority of Indian South Africans are the descendants of indentured workers brought to Natal between 1860 and 1911 to develop the sugar indus
|Workers planting sugar cane||
Sugar cane flourished so much in Natal that the first mill was set up on the ... Indenture is a type of debt servitude, but is different from slavery. ... But it was not all that sweet for the sugar plantation workers once they arrived.
|Old train in Sugar Fields||
Trains were used to transport sugar cane
Bamboo basket was symbol of economic freedom. ... were considerable numbers of free Indians in Natal in addition to the indentured. ... The craft of basket weaving using bamboo became popular for some families as these ...
|Letter written by Anthony Wilkinson to his Father William September 1862|
|Nelson Mandela Receiving the Freedom of the Town of Tongaat 21 October 1994|
|Hurbans and Kassie Families||
Families from Tongaat
Gopallal Hurbans was a sugar cane farmer and vice-president of the Natal Indian Congress. He was also the chairman of the Natal Vigilance Committee which protested against the Group Areas Act.
|Tongaat Sugar Cane Field||
Tongaat was established in 1945 and its name was taken from the name of the uThongathi River which passes by the town: ...
School in Tongaat
|Women working on the sugar cane plantation||
Painting of women working on the sugar cane plantation
Loading sugar cane