AGE OF IRON - Cape Town

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The segregated stands of a sports arena in Bloemfontein, South Africa, are a reflection of an entire nation divided by the issue of race.

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United Nations Photo

The segregated stands of a sports arena in Bloemfontein, South Africa, are a reflection of an entire nation divided by the issue of race.

Ian Berry 1994 South Africa - the same year Apartheid officially ended. Berry's photograph marks an instant change in history. The photograph summarises the brilliance of Nelson Mandela and how his desire to change the world did just that. We Are The World, People Of The World, Magnum Photos, Black White Photos, Black And White Photography, People Photography, Portrait Photography, Ian Berry, Photographer Portfolio

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Beaches, bridges, swimming pools, washrooms, cinemas and even burial grounds were all segregated under Apartheid in South Africa. History Quotes, History Books, History Facts, World History, Art History, Strange History, Women In History, Ancient History, Tudor History

The racist signs South Africans had to look at every day for 40 years

Beaches, bridges, swimming pools, washrooms, cinemas and even burial grounds were all segregated under Apartheid in South Africa.

Cape Town's first traffic light. The city's first three traffic lights were installed in January one is in Darling street near the Castle. They were promptly named Robots. a uniquely South African term which has remained through the years. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Retro Pictures, Vintage Photographs, Cape Town South Africa, Traffic Light, Beach Trip, Beach Travel

Cape Town's first traffic light.

The city's first three traffic lights were installed in January 1932.This one is in Darling street near the Castle. They were promptly named Robots. a uniquely South African term which has remained through the years.

Whites sit on a bus stop bench with blacks two weeks after the city of Johannesburg in South Africa allowed blacks to travel on ‘whites-only’ buses in February, PEOPLE! Martin Luther King, World Press, Photo Awards, Civil Rights Movement, Bus Stop, Nelson Mandela, Press Photo, African History, Oppression

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Caroline chose this picture because it shows the shocking amount of racism that remained, even after apartheid was banished. The blacks who were finally allowed to ride on a white bus were plainly ignored by the women. Caroline thinks that this picture perfectly represents racism and the horrible treatment of blacks in South Africa during that time. It also shows how far Mandela's influence and work has taken mankind.

Trócaire was the first Irish NGO to become involved in the struggle against the apartheid system in South Africa, a struggle which lasted almost two decades. Protest Art, Protest Posters, Political Posters, Protest Signs, Political Art, South Afrika, History Online, Apartheid, South African Artists

December 13, 1971

In South-West Africa (now Namibia), 6,000 indigenous Ovambos – required under the rule of South Africa’s apartheid government to live in tribal areas in the northern third of the country and requir…

De Waal Drive,   c1964. | by Etiennedup Old Pictures, Old Photos, Cities In Africa, Desert Life, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Cape Town South Africa, Most Beautiful Cities, Old Buildings

De Waal Drive, c1964.

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A Mosque in Bo-Kaap

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Darroll's Buildings, Wynberg c1900. by Etiennedup, via Flickr Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Most Beautiful Cities, Old Buildings, Homeland, Cape Town, South Africa, Past

Darroll's Buildings, Wynberg c1900.

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Due to the blockage of the Suez Canal all shipping had to round the Cape, causing months long congestion of all South Afrian ports. From a newspaper clipping. Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Arundel Castle, Sail Away, Historical Pictures, African History, Africa Travel, Cold War, Nautical Theme

C.T. docks during the Suez crisis 1956.

Due to the blockage of the Suez Canal all shipping had to round the Cape, causing months long congestion of all South Afrian ports. From a newspaper clipping.

Apartheid in South Africa The bench is empty but this young black woman in a Johannesburg railway station would be breaking the law if she sat on it. UN Photo Apartheid, Fosse Commune, Young Black, African Diaspora, Nelson Mandela, African History, Black History Month, Civil Rights, Black People

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Queenstown South Africa, Apartheid killer rampage. Black South Africans were not allowed to live but only to work in the all white South...

Vredehoek Shul, Cape Town  c1951. Cities In Africa, True Homes, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Art Deco Home, Most Beautiful Cities, Place Of Worship, Historical Pictures, African History

Vredehoek Shul, c1951.

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Probably built by a member of the Van Breda family during the century, the house and grounds were at the top of the present day Upper Orange street.The house was demolished during the but the name survives in that of the suburb by the same name. Cape Dutch, Knysna, Vernacular Architecture, South African Artists, Old Farm, Most Beautiful Cities, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Historical Pictures

Oranjezicht the house c1900.

Probably built by a member of the Van Breda family during the 18th century, the house and grounds were at the top of the present day Upper Orange street.The house was demolished during the 1980's but the name survives in that of the suburb by the same name.

Exterior façade Arthur Elliott, Wikipedia Entry By courtesy of The University of Pretoria's digital repository, UPSpace Old Pictures, Old Photos, South African Artists, Cape Town South Africa, Most Beautiful Cities, African History, Holiday Destinations, Live, Heart Transplantation

Groote Schuur Hospital

Exterior façade Arthur Elliott, 1870-1938 Wikipedia Entry By courtesy of The University of Pretoria's digital repository, UPSpace