Serowe (inhabited place)
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
203 x 155 mm. Showing villagers filling metal drums at a Serowe watering point with a bullock team pulling a large barrel of water in the background. The caption on the reverse reads 'Water is pumped from bore-holes - of which there are several in the village'. A more lengthy caption summarises the physical and human geography of the Bechuanaland Protectorate.
203 x 157 mm. The caption on the reverse reads 'tribal capital of the Bamangwato. It is one of the four villages in the Protectorate with a population of more than 10,000. This photograph was taken from the Khama Memorial above Serowe'. A more lengthy caption summarises the physical and human geography of the Bechuanaland Protectorate.
Housing for clerks and other Government employees at Serowe, tribal capital of the Bamangwato Reserve, 1960-07
204 x 156 mm. Showing a row of small government houses with a family working on a vegetable patch in the foreground. A more lengthy caption summarises the physical and human geography of the Bechuanaland Protectorate.
201 x 156 mm. Showing a worker feeding a length of hide into machinery at Sashi Tannery.
201 x 156 mm. Showing three pupil nurses standing in front of the hospital entrance.
86 x 86 mm. Showing a large group of Africans seated in the open square at Serowe for a 'Kgotla', or formal meeting of the village called by the headman. The figure addressing the meeting this meeting is probably Khama or (Kgama) III (circa 1830/7-1923), Chief of the Ngwato (Bamangwato from 1875 until his death. The figure is too far away to be identified with certainty.
140 x 83 mm. A view looking over the circular thatched huts of Serowe, the chief town of the Ngwato and first occupied by them in 1902 after the abandonment of Felepye.
202 x 156 mm. Showing the small single storey council chamber at Serowe.
85 x 85 mm. Negative only.