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South African Aid to Britain Fund Film 1, 1955-11 - 1956-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 219/3/1

Scope and Contents

‘South African Aid to Britain Fund Overseas travel parties for Youth. West Africa Tour. November 1955 - January 1956.’ Includes a list of the personnel of the Committee appointed by the Prime Minister in 1948 to administer the sum allocated from the South African Aid to Britain Fund to encourage youth travel overseas. 'The tour was to give a representative group of British youth experience of conditions of life and work in the Gold Coast and Nigeria, to bring them into contact with the people in their homes and in their varying activities, and to give them an idea of the great potential of the British Commonwealth’. ‘The Party consisted of six young women and six young men form varying occupations in different parts of the United Kingdom’. Other intertitles include: ‘Gold Coast - about the same size as United Kingdom with less than five million inhabitants’, ‘Accra - the Law Courts’, ‘J. Moxon - Director Information Services’, ‘Aburi botanical gardens’, Bunso Agricultural Station, 'Volta River Travelling Exhibition', ‘Kumasi hospital’, Bank of the Gold Coast, Kumasi’, ‘Happy Home Institute, Kumasi’, ‘Kumasi College of Technology, Arts & Science’, ‘ Community Development & Mass Education, Kwaso’, ‘St Monica’s School, Mampong’, ‘ Kumasi hosts and hostesses’, ‘Timber, Samreboi’, ‘Coastal Road to Accra’, ‘Achimota School’, ‘University College of the Gold Coast’, ‘Volta River Valley’, ‘Trading in Accra’, Community Centre, Accra’.


  • Creation: 1955-11 - 1956-01


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Finding aid date

2013-09-03 09:37:04+00:00

Includes index.

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