Collection by Shaunese Johnson

In a cornfield on the Ryssel farm, a boy drinks his mid-day wine ration from a gourd given to him by the farmer's daughter, Worcester, Soth Africa, April (Photo by Margaret Bourke-White/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) Classic Photographers, Margaret Bourke White, Farm Images, African Life, History Images, West Africa, South Africa, Documentary Photographers, Life Pictures

Under the "tot" system in South Africa, vineyard owners paid part of their workers' wages in wine, leading to alcoholism and dependency from a young age. See more images of apartheid: (Margaret Bourke-White—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

Tenant farmers in Eutaw, Greene County, Alabama, hoe their cotton fields in July The image was taken by famed photographer Dorothea Lange for the federal Farm Security Administration. Courtesy of the Library of Congress.

Sharecropping and Tenant Farming in Alabama

Tenant Farmers Hoeing a Cotton FieldSharecropping and tenant farming were the dominant economic model of Alabama agriculture from the late-nineteenth century through the onset of World War II. Both terms refer to forms of agriculture conducted by people who did not own the land they worked. These landless farmers worked the plots of other landowners. Although the system reached its zenith during the era of Reconstruction, tenancy existed in Alabama prior to the Civil War. Sharecropping, in…

Rhodes and the Cape Colony fought two bloody wars against the ruthlessly affective Boer farmers who invented and fought in small sniper type groups called commandos. African History, Women In History, World History, World War, American Revolutionary War, American Civil War, War Novels, Freedom Fighters, Almost 30

History: Above we see a group of Boers or Dutch who searched for farmland in Botswana. When they came to the land that they declared their homes, they declared all living things who lived their were their subjects.

The Landing of Jan Van Riebeeck April 1850 by Charles Bell Art Print on Canvas Magnolia Box Size: Extra Large Marcus Garvey, Francisco Goya, Pretoria, Belle Epoque, Painting Frames, Painting Prints, Bastet, South African Wine, Bell Art

History of slavery and early colonisation in South Africa | South African History Online

With colonialism, which began in South Africa in 1652, came the Slavery and Forced Labour Model. This was the original model of colonialism brought by the Dutch in 1652.

1913 Land Act: images of loss Photography Exhibition, Art Museum, South Africa, Cow, Acting, Culture, History, Portrait, Farmers

1913 Land Act: images of loss | Brand South Africa

A wrenching photography exhibition at the Wits Art Museum vividly documents the dispossession, hardship and grief of black South Africans following the 1913 Land Act.