South Africa: A Boer Girl’s Memories of the Boer War and concentration camps
A Boer woman with her dead child, the last of her children to die, photographed by Emily Hobhouse. An English activist, Emily spent six months in South Africa from January to June 1901 visiting Bloemfontein and six other concentration camps.
"Canada sent 40 teachers to teach Boer children (in the concentration camps), an initiative started by Emily Hobhouse"
Women and children in a British concentration camp during the Boer War…
Some of Krugersdorp's child prisoners pose shyly for the camera
Driven from their homes as the British cleared out the South African countryside, women and children arrive at one of the infamous Concentration Camps set up for the displaced and forcibly relocated Boers.