Soweto and the 1976 uprising - photographic collection

Scope and Content

Photographic slides used for the exhibition, "Soweto and the Uprising of 1976 in South Africa". Also photographic slides of South Africa, c1960-c1976, including Sharpeville massacre, 1960.

Administrative / Biographical History

The International Defence and Aid Fund for Southern Africa (IDAF) was established by Canon John Collins in 1956. Its aim was to support peaceful solutions to apartheid by raising and distributing funding to those affected by apartheid laws, especially political prisoners and their dependents. The IDAF was wound up in 1991.


Follows original arrangement of the slides.

Access Information

Open for research although at least 24 hours' notice is required.

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