Found in 65 Collections and/or Records:
A 'Fulani' stock bull at the Department of Agriculture stock farm and experiment station at Shika, 1933 - 1964
205 x 155 mm. Detailed view of a bull. Shika is near Zaria in Northern Nigeria.
Showing a young man working on a bowl.
Showing a boy holding a bowl.
Showing Powell's car in front of stone buildings.
101 x 74 mm. Showing a group of Europeans posed on the steps leading up to the verandah of a house at Zaria. The only identified figures are Bell and his A.D.C. Frank Burton.
101 x 74 mm. Showing a large troop of the Emir's bodyguard, on horseback and wearing armour.
Showing cattle being herded through the dip under the supervision of European officers. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'In every possible way the Sleeping Sickness Service encourages people to keep cattle and take up mixed farming. At Takalafiya a cattle dip for the prevention of tick-borne diseases is available free to all farmers and nomadic herdsmen. There is also an animal clinic at Takalafiya'.
Showing waste being dug into a compost heap for eventual use as fertiliser in the forest nursery. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Offal and other waste material from the butcher's slabs goes directly into a compost pit from which the cimpost [sic] is eventually taken for use as fertiliser in the forest nursery. In the nursery are grown fruit and shade trees for distribution to the people'.
Showing two girls spinning yarn in a compound. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Here is a spotlessly clean compound in the newly planned town of Takalafiya. The two girls sit in the shade of an orange tree and spin. Contrast this picture with DW.2122 which shows the squalor of a compound in the old town'.
Showing two girls drawing water from the new wells. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'The old insanitary wells which made breeding places for guinea worm have been replaced by new concrete-lined wells'.
The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'As part of the plan to introduce mixed farming, a stock farm is run by the Sleeping Sickness Service. Cattle are bred for distribution to the villages on a communal system whereby the whole village farmland benefits from the manure'.
The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'The co-operation of the native administrations is necessary to the success of the resettlement scheme. Here, Mr. J. Sheard, one of the Control Officers, consults the head man of Takalafiya about the construction of new hamlets near the town'.
The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'The co-operation of the native administration is necessary to the success of the resettlement scheme. In this picture, the representative of the Emir of Zaria in whose emirate Anchau is situated, calls on Mr. J.H.C. Hicks, one of the Control Officers. They discuss the communal clearing of a nearby village'.
The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Mrs. Sheard, wife of one of the Control Officers, accompanies her husband'.
59 x 103 mm. A three-quarter length portrait of the Emir standing in front of a decorated mud wall.
112 x 85 mm. Showing the Emir (not positively identified) and two other figures (possibly also Emirs) seated on the verandah of Government House, Zaria. A group of children is seated on the steps in the foreground.
The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'At the Takalafiya dispensary a trained African assistant of the Sleeping Sickness Service examines the gland juice of a suspected patient'.
115 x 88 mm. A view of the drawing room of Bell's house in Zaria.
155 x 110 mm. glossy print with 35 mm. negative.
Showing a Nigerian holding to fowls.
Showing meat being chopped on concrete slabs in the covered market. The typewritten caption on the reverse is torn but the following can be made out 'In the new market at Takalafiya meat is sold from new hygienic slabs [missing words]kness Service'.
Sports. Photograph probably by Ian Maxwell.