Wale Street, Cape Town
An early view of Wale Street showing, at left, St. George's Cathedral. The bell tower, which is prominent in this photograph, was demolished in 1952 after it became unsafe. The first building on the right is now the Taj Hotel while the building in the middle distance at right is the present day Mandela-Rhodes building. Part of Signal Hill can be seen in the background.
South Africa: Overcoming Apartheid
During a lunchtime anti-apartheid demonstration in Darling Street, Cape Town, people lined the street in front of the General Post Office to protest petty apartheid policies in post offices in the Cape Peninsula. The Cape Times newspaper described the approximately 1000 demonstrators as communists. September 14, 1949