Dancing at the Ritz, Johannesburg, 1952

Item

Title
Dancing at the Ritz, Johannesburg, 1952
Identifier
eng pg29-Dance_at_Ritz
Description
The Ritz, downtown Johannesburg, was the place to go for a jive come Friday night. The Johannesburg townships expressed all the vigour and optimism of the new post-war generation with exuberant music and dance, before the full oppression of apartheid closed in on them. Johannesburg, 1952.
Creator
Schadeberg, Jurgen, 1931-
Date Created
1952
Source
Best of SA collection
Subject
Entertainers--South Africa--Johannesburg
Dancers--South Africa--Johannesburg
Nightclubs--South Africa--Johannesburg
Johannesburg (South Africa)--Social conditions
License
Publisher
University of Cape Town. Libraries
Rights
Copyright held by the photographer, Jrgen Schadeberg. Please contact the Special Collections at the University of Cape Town Libraries for further information about using and/or publishing this photograph.
Replaces
islandora:7439