Tiger Kloof Native Institution album presented to the Arthington Trustees by G H G Dunlop, 1929

Scope and Content

Includes groups, individuals, buildings and places, and Institute activities. Groups include: Executive Committee; "Native ministers of the LMS"; commercial pupils of the High School; General group, Practising School; manual training class; Wayfarer officers (Misses E Anta, Cooke, Exley, and McGee) and 'native' girl guides; dormitory chiefs (prefects); girls in the quadrangle; brass band; Boys' Tennis Club. Other people include: Theological Tutor Rev. Gavin Smith; Robert Arthington (copy of older photograph); Principal Alfred Haile; post office clerks Ben Moshoette and James Mpotokwane; Board Manager, Accountant, and Farm Manager Dunlop; Training School Headmaster C Benson; L Neville; H E Newnham; High School Head Teacher Miss E B R McGee; T W Moeti; W J Nyati; R B Molefhe; A J Ayliff; T W Storer; I Morore; C E Muller; F Mochekele; J Robertson; N Petterson; [Ethel] Haile [nee Ethel Palmer]; G Papp; Girls Department Principal Miss [Janet] Bryson; Mrs Matshane; Mrs Dunlop; Dr F A J Brodziak. Buildings or places pictured include: Arthington Memorial Church; Bible School; Principal's Office and House; Post Office and Book Room; Normal School; High School; Practising School; Carpenters' Shop; Stone Quarry; the Tannery; tanning pits; boot-making department; tailoring department; Boys' kitchen; main building, Girls' School; Boys' dormitories; Girls' and Boys' Dining Hall and kitchen block; prefects' dormitory; farm and dairy; windmills; water towers; isolation hospital; garage and store; railway siding; smithy; toilet blocks; railway ganger's cottage; girls', native staff and European staff tennis clubs; the road to the reservoir and the Kloof (including in flood); Theological Tutor's and staff houses; guest rooms; native teachers' houses. Activities pictured include: Sports Day events and prize-giving; Sunday morning service and parade; enrolment on the opening day of term; furniture-making; roofing; offloading materials; painting; building the Church, spinning and weaving shed, and outside oven; cutting material; cooking; washing; needlework; first-aid; weaving; spinning; carding wool; clothing inspections; washing up; break-making; road-making; growing lucerne; labourers' pay day; band leading a parade; cricket; football. Also includes: Institute car and donkey cart; general views around the site; trees; sundial and rain gauge. Album no longer in original order.

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Many of the prints also feature in other Tiger Kloof files

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