Solomon Tshekisho Plaatje Collection

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A short, well-dressed 44-year-old man of the southern African Barolong tribe stood at the American border near Niagara Falls holding Canadian passport No. 79551. It stated the bearer was a British...
Author: Matthew Blackman
Publication date: 29 May 2018
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Sol T Plaatje’s ground-breaking work Native Life in South Africa was published 100 years ago in 1916. Janet Remmington, Brian Willan and Bhekizizwe Peterson are the editors of a new scholarly...
Author: Janet Remmington, Brian Willan, Bhekizizwe Peterson
Archive Type: Articles

Solomon Tshekisho Plaatje was born 140 years ago in what is today South Africa’s Free State province. When he was 40 years old, he published Native Life in South Africa, his great expose of the...
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