Dance hall, Sophiatown, 1952

Item

Title
Dance hall, Sophiatown, 1952
Identifier
eng pg30-dance-floor
Description
There were dance halls throughout South Africa, from Orlando to Mamelodi, and to Sophiatown. The stages were often improvised and there was real sound, without microphones and amplifiers. Sophiatown, 1952.
Creator
Schadeberg, Jurgen, 1931-
Date Created
1952
Source
Best of SA collection
Subject
Apartheid--South Africa--Sophiatown (Johannesburg)
Musicians, Black--South Africa--Sophiatown (Johannesburg)
Nightclubs--South Africa--Sophiatown (Johannesburg)
Sophiatown (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:7440