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An African farm on the Bangwaketse Reserve, 1960-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30549B/16

Scope and Contents

204 x 156 mm. Showing a cultivated field (? maize) with two African women standing in the foreground, and rounded hills in the distance. The caption on the reverse reads 'Before working with the Agricultural Department the farmer grew only sorghum, but now grows maize, millet, beans, sunflowers, sweet sorghum, pumpkins and water-melons.

The tribal land system decrees that all land belongs to the tribe, but the Chief permits members to farm sections of it for an indefinite period. Up to 300 acres may be allotted to those paying hut tax, after the age of about 20'. A more lengthy caption summarises the physical and human geography of the Bechuanaland Protectorate.


  • 1960-07

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Former / Other Reference




Finding aid date

2003-10-07 15:06:04+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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