Waiting for removal trucks, Sophiatown, 1959

Item

Title
Waiting for removal trucks, Sophiatown, 1959
Identifier
eng pg45-Waiting for the trucks
Description
The Sophiatown removals saw homes demolished and people moved into 'matchbox' houses in Meadowlands, Soweto. This was the first of the major forced removals by the apartheid government. Sophiatown, 1959.
Creator
Schadeberg, Jurgen, 1931-
Date Created
1959
Source
Best of SA collection
Subject
Apartheid--South Africa--Sophiatown (Johannesburg)
Blacks--Housing--South Africa--Sophiatown (Johannesburg)
Forced migration--South Africa--Sophiatown (Johannesburg)
Women, Black--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:7456