The shoemaker, early 1900's

Love this image of 'The shoemaker' (late century). How little the tools of the trade for bespoke shoes have changed!

doll mixture:  Store window of a doll shop, 1920s

Store window of a doll shop, what an amazing picture! love the lil' girl admiring all the beautiful dolls!

Nelson Mandela is released from prison after 27 yrs  Feb. 11, 1990

Nelson Mandela Freed In 1990 the South African government released Nelson…

Bains Rock Tunnel, Cogmans Kloof Pass, Ashton, Western Cape,

Bains Rock Tunnel, Cogmans Kloof Pass, Ashton, Western Cape, - there is a fort built on top but so well camouflaged you would never see it if you didnt know it was there! Most SAcans dont know about it.

April 27, 1994 – The first democratic general election in South Africa.

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The walkout by pupils at Orlando West Junior School in Soweto on 30 April 1976 in protest at being taught in Afrikaans was the fuse of the movement that came to be led by Nelson Mandela and which overthrew apartheid in South Africa. By June, Soweto was in revolt and some 600 people had been killed by the police and army. But the uprising established the jailed Mandela’s ANC as a guiding force for liberation and was immediately heeded in Britain.

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Dying Hector Pieterson is carried by another student - his sister is running along side - Soweto uprising 1976 - Sam Nzima

Dr. Christiaan Barnard performed the first successful heart transplant at the Groote Schuur Hospital in South Africa in 1967.

Dr Christiaan Neethling Barnard -- South African cardiac surgeon who performed the world's first successful human-to-human heart transplant in His innovative procedure has led to more than lives saved by transplant surgeries.

Cape Town Train Station - c1890.

A steam train prepares to leave Cape Town station in a photograph from around In the background, the slopes of Signal Hill are visible. The old station was replaced by the present complex, in

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