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Ciskei Commission: Ciskei Economic Report

Ciskei economic report compiled by Mr Jacobs, Economic Adviser to the Ciskei.

Representations on the Glenmore removals

Report on the forced removals of Black families from Klipfontein and Kenton-on-Sea to Glenmore Township.

Women against apartheid in South Africa

Report on the demonstration that took place in Pretoria, on 9 August 1956 by 20000 women against pass laws, the plight of Black women under apartheid, the lives of some of the women who have gone to prison, been banned and banished because of their opposition to apartheid.

Particulars of families in needy areas with reference to Mbekweni in Whittlesea

Statistics of resettled Black families in need of food aid and financial assistance

Report on the Whittlesea Resettlement areas with special reference to Zweledinga

Report by the Border Council of Churches on problems faced by Black families who were forcibly removed from their homes because of the policy of separate development and resettled at Whittlesea.

Challenging Criminology
Photograph: illustrating entertainment facilities for Black and Coloured people in the 1950's

Photograph showing a dancing scene (of Coloured people) at a nightclub in District Six, Cape Town.

Nyanga east men's hostel: the condition of migrant workers

Pamphlet about the Nyanga East Men's Hostel Association and their struggle for better living conditions

Pass Laws and Influx Control

Pamphlet regarding Pass Laws and Influx Control and the negative effect these laws have on the African people. The laws are considered to be discriminatory, unjust and dehumising.

Civil disobedience

Memorandum on areas of legislation which impact on the lives of people. Includes areassuch as influx control, employees/migrants, housing, transport, health, education, sports and recreation.

Memorandum about the Ciskei independence

Memorandum opposing the creation of a homeland government in the Ciskei based on its negative socio-economic impact on black people.


Comments by J. H. Nash, Member of the Coloured Persons Representative Council, to the Ciskei Commission on Ciskei Independence and its effects on the Coloured community

Immorality Act, Act No 23 of 1957

The Act was to consolidate and amend the laws relating to brothels and unlawful carnal intercouse and other acts in relation thereto

Separate Representation of Voters Amendment Act, Act No 30 of 1956

The Act was to amend the Separate Representation of Voters Act, 1951

Immorality Amendment Act, Act No 21 of 1950

The Act was to amend the Immorality Act, 1927, so as to prohibit illicit carnal intercourse between Europeans and non-Europeans, and to provide for matters incidental thereto

Prohibition of Mixed Marriages Act, Act No 55 of 1949

The Act was to prohibit marriages between Europeans and non-Europeans, and to provide for matters incidental thereto

Immorality Act, Act No 5 of 1927

The Act was to prohibit illicit carnal intercourse between Europeans and natives and other Acts in relation thereto

The widows of the reserves

Article about hardships and poor living conditions experienced by African women living in the reserves while their husbands are forced to work in cities, mines and farms and because of the migratory labour system may not be accompanied by their wives.

Social change: Christian action

A study of the implications of the Christian message on a racially divided South African society

Ciskei Commission: transcript of an interview with Professor Francis Wilson regarding the Ciskei independence

Transcript of an interview with Professor Francis Wilson regarding the independence of the Ciskei and and its socio-economic impact


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