Photograph collection of History and Politics

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1958 Break away at Orlando leads to formation of PAC

In November 1958, at the Transvaal provincial congress, some of the more ... they decided to break away, and on 6 April 1959 the PAC was formed. ...

Vehicle Licence

Vehicle Licence under ACT 22 1901

Vaccination Certificate

Vaccination was made ... hours every day except Sunday in examining and granting certificate to.

Poll Tax

1896, imposing poll tax on Indians in Natal, ... indentured Indian immigrants that the successive employers of Indians under original indenture ...

Pass to Indians

In South Africa, pass laws were a form of internal passport system designed to segregate the ...

Birth Certificate

Birth Certificate

Marriage Certificate

Marriage Certificate

Indian Passport

Passport to travel

Transvaal Asiatic Registration Certificate

Under the act, every Asian man, woman or child of eight years or upwards, entitled to reside in the Transvaal, was required to register his or her name with the ...

Certificate of Domicile Colony of Natal

The Colony of Natal was a British colony in south-eastern Africa. It was proclaimed a British colony on 4 May 1843 after the British government had annexed the ...


Permit required for travel

Indian Passport
Mercury Article - On the Arrival of Indians in Natal

Article in the Mercury on 2 November 1860 about the Indian arrival

Muharram festival

the Muharram festival, which was held on the tenth day of Muharram, the first month ... Muslims, Muharram remained a central part of the Islam of Indentured workers ...

Muharram Festival

Muharram is celebrated as the advent of the Islamic New Year by participating Muslims around the globe. It is regarded as a pious and important festival by the community. ... Muharram also marks the anniversary of the battle of Karbala

Loading cane

Workers loading the cane on the cane field

Filling sugar in bags

Workers in the storage area on a Sugar Mill

Family in front of hut

Family in front of hut

Bishop Stoke Mill

Sugar Mills in Natal


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