Pretoria 1960s

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Union Buildings, Pretoria, South Africa Another place to stop off and call back the past. Been there many times when I grew up in Pretoria. Beautiful Dream, Beautiful Places, Beautiful Homes, Safari, Namibia, Port Elizabeth, Sun City, Pretoria, Africa Travel

South African Union

Another cliche photo of the Union Buildings, Pretoria, South Africa.

Half a century after the historic trial at which Nelson Mandela escaped the death sentence, a film titled, 'The State Against Mandela and the Others" looks back at the Rivonia trial. Nelson Mandela Death, African National Congress, Irish Times, Terms Of Endearment, The Verdict, Apartheid, Father Figure, African Diaspora, Trials

Photos: Apartheid in South Africa

With the enactment of apartheid laws in 1948, racial discrimination was institutionalized. Race laws touched every aspect of social life, including a prohibition of marriage between non-whites and whites, and the sanctioning of ``white-only'' jobs. In 1950, the Population Registration Act required that all South Africans be racially classified into one of three categories: white, black (African), or colored (of mixed decent). The coloured category included major subgroups of Indians and…

The suburb of Sunnyside is incorporated into the city of Pretoria Pretoria, Holy Land, Antique Toys, Israel, South Africa, 1960s, Shed, Outdoor Structures, Country

1890- The suburb of Sunnyside is incorporated into the city of Pretoria

A ‘laager’ of 64 granite ox-wagons surrounds the main block of the Monument and at the entrance stands a bronze sculpture of a Voortrekker mother and her children created by Anton van Wouw. This was also the last major work by the sculptor Anton Van, African Sculptures, Pretoria, Bronze Sculpture, Ox, Granite, South Africa, Entrance, 1960s

A ‘laager’ of 64 granite ox-wagons surrounds the main block of the Monument and at the entrance stands a bronze sculpture of a Voortrekker mother and her children created by Anton van Wouw. This was also the last major work by the sculptor

Sunnyside, just off Normaal Street Pretoria, My Land, Abandoned, 1960s, Explore, Street, Outdoor, Left Out, Outdoors

Abandoned. Devastated. Heartbreaking (Part 2)

Last week I featured the former teachers’ training college hostel (in my hometown Pretoria) that has fallen into a state of disrepair. Today, in part two of the series, I’m featuring th…

Neglected back yard. Pretoria, Hostel, Abandoned, 1960s, Shed, Backyard, Outdoor Structures, Street, Left Out

Abandoned. Devastated. Heartbreaking (Part 2)

Last week I featured the former teachers’ training college hostel (in my hometown Pretoria) that has fallen into a state of disrepair. Today, in part two of the series, I’m featuring th…

Stained glass windows in the sanctuary Anglican Church, Pretoria, Stained Glass Windows, 1960s, Christ, Ceiling Lights, Stained Glass Panels, Stained Glass, Sixties Fashion

Christ Church Arcadia

Yesterday I featured a monumental, bold, brand new mosque, which I passed on my way to Johannesburg from Pretoria on Tuesday. Today it’s the turn of a humble little Anglican church in Arcadia…