Oral Histories

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Black Art and Artists in South Africa

Oral interview with Ms P Khosa, an art teacher who was residing at R740, Umlazi at the time and place of the interview.

Duties as Minister of the Interior, Resettlement, Township Administration, Inkatha and KwaZulu politics

Oral interview with Dr F T Mdlalose, KwaZulu Minister of the Interior at his offices in Ulundi.

Handwritten transcript of interview with Mrs J Dube, wife of the late Dr John Dube

Handwritten transcript of interview with Mrs J Dube at the Ohlanga Institute,Inanda in Durban, South Africa, which was established in 1901 by her late husband, Dr John Langalibalele Dube (1871-1946).

Interview with Marumo Moerane

Oral interview with Marumo Moerane, on his experiences as a student at Fort Hare in the late 1950s

Interview with Absolom Zithulele Cindi

Interview with Absolom Zithulele Cindi who was an activist in the black consciousness movement and later in the Azanian People's Organization and the trade union movement. Born in Alexandra township, Johannesburg in 1950, he attended Orlando West High School in Soweto in the late 1960s.

Interview with Alexander Hepple

Oral interview, conducted in Johannesburg, with Alexander Hepple (1904-1983), politician and author, a member of the South African parliament for the white socialist Labour Party from 1953 to 1958, and edited its newspaper "Forward".

Interview with Amabutho members

Oral interview with Amabutho which refers collectively to quasi-military formations of township youth who were also often known as "comrades" or "young lions." Mainly active in urban areas, especially in the eastern Cape, most were unemployed school-leavers who supported the United Democratic Fro

Interview with Ambrose Makiwane

Oral interview, conducted at Cala, with Ambrose Makiwane. Makiwane entered Fort Hare in 1955, when he was age 34. His family lacked the means to send him earlier, and he had been expelled from Clarkebury after a student strike.

Interview with Ashby Peter Solomzi Mda

Oral interview, conducted in Mafeteng, with Ashby Peter Solomzi "A. P." Mda (1916-1993) who grew up in the Herschel district of the Transkei. He was prominent among the founders of the ANC Youth League in 1943-44, and served as its president after the death of Anton Lembede in 1947.

Interview with D.B. - a returned exile

Oral interview, conducted in New York City, with D.B, a returned exile.

Interview with Duma Nokwe

Oral interview with Duma Nokwe (1927-1978) who was Secretary-General of the ANC from 1958 to 1969. Born to working class parents in Evaton, he studied at St. Peter's School in Johannesburg, Fort Hare, and the University of the Witwatersrand, where he pursued law.

Interview with Frank Chikane

Oral interview with Rev Frank Chikane, This interview was conducted just after Rev. Chikane's appointment as General Secretary of the South African Council of Churches (SACC). Chikane, age 36, was underground at the time of the interview.

Interview with Herby Govinden

Oral interview with Herby Govinden, on his experiences as a student and lecturer at Fort Hare in the 1950s

Interview with Imrann Moosa

Interview with Imrann Moosa who is an advocate active in AZAPO. The interview took place in his Durban law office on July 11, 1989.

Interview with Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri

Oral interview, conducted in Bloemfontein, with Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri, on her experiences as a student at Fort Hare in the late 1950s

Interview with John Daniel

Oral interview, conducted in Mbabane, with John Daniel, a student leader at the University of Natal who twice served as president of the National Union of South African Students (1966 and 1968).

Interview with Julius Nyerere

Oral interview with Julius K. Nyerere (1922-1999), the first president of Tanzania (known as Tanganyika until 1964).

Interview with Lebamang John Sebidi

Oral interview, in Johannesburg, with Lebamang John Sebidi, the first Black rector at St Peters Seminary at Hammanskraal, South Africa.

Interview with Lybon Tiyani Mabasa

Interview with Lybon Tiyani Mabasa, a leader in the Azanian People's Organisation (AZAPO) at the time of this interview, was born in 1952 and graduated from Sekano-Ntoane High School in Soweto in 1971.

Interview with Mr H Molooi

Interview with Mr H Molooi at Chesterville in Durban, South Africa, in which he discusses his acquaintance with Mrs Ngcobo, and his experiences as a labourer at that time. Mrs Ngcobo was the only known, living daughter of Langalibalele Dube, until 1978, when she passed on.


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