Photograph collection of History and Politics

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Trial of the Defiance Campaign

The trial of amongst others, Moroka, Sisulu, Marks, Mandela, Dadoo, Cachalia and ...

ANC Leadership in 1912

Founded in 1912 as the South African Native National Congress, it had as its main ... In the late 1920s the ANC's leaders split over the issue of cooperation with ...

Freedom Charter

The Freedom Charter is a unique document in that for the first time ever, the people were actively involved in formulating their own vision of an ...

Robert Sobukwe - PAC President

Activist and member of the African National Congress (ANC) and the first President of the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC), who served time as a prisoner in solitary ...

Robert Resha, Walter Sisulu and Yusuf Cachalia

Robert Resha, Walter Sisulu and Yusuf Cachalia

Dom Pass

The Pass Laws Act of 1952 required black South Africans over the age of 16 to carry a pass book, known as a dompas, everywhere and at all times. The dompas ...

People Speak

People take to the streets to be heard

Nelson Mandela and Nana Sita

Nelson Mandela and Nana Sita

Mineworkers Strike

The African Mine Workers' Strike was a labour dispute involving mine workers of Witwatersrand in South Africa. It started on 12 August, 1946 and lasted ...

Mineworkers strike

The African Mine Workers' Strike was a labour dispute involving mine workers of Witwatersrand in South Africa. It started on 12 August, 1946 and lasted ...

Sharpeville massacre

A mass funeral for victims of the Sharpeville massacre, 1960. 69 people were killed when the Sharpeville police opened fire on a crowd of protestors ...

Federation of South African Women

The Federation of South African Women (FEDSAW) was a multi-racial women's organization and lobby group which organized and ...

Fitzimmons ground in Pietermaritzburg

Mass meeting at the Fitzimmon ground in PMB

Duma Nokwe, Manilal Gandhi and Patrick Duncan

Duma Nokwe, Manilal Gandhi and Patrick Duncan in a gathering

Dr AB Xuma

Drs Naicker, Xuma and Dadoo signing the 'Doctors' Pact', 1947 ... of the United Nations instead of other vague, inconclusive so-called charters, ...

Political Activist

Display of Political Activist

Chief Albert Luthuli

Chief Luthuli delivering a speech

Chief Albert Luthuli

Chief Albert John Mvumbi Luthuli, Africa's first Nobel Peace Prize Laureate in 1960, was President-General of the African National Congress ...

Rivonia trial

Bram Fischer and Vernon Berrange at the time of the Rivonia trial

ANC Conference

ANC Conference at Makgasa Hall Bochabela Bloemfontein votes for mass action 1951

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