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The Union of South Africa
Description: An educational film about the Union of South Africa in 1950s

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Clip #: TFA-177A
Length: 16:24
Year: 1956
Color: Color
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Region: Africa
Country: South Africa
Subject: Commerce
Original: 16mm
1950s, Union of South Africa, Cape of Good Hope, Atlantic Ocean, coast, Indian Ocean, Antarctic Ocean, Cape Town, cityscape, seaport, coastal lowland agricultural field, mountain range, inland plateau, desert, big game animals, European descent and native pedestrians walking on sidewalk, Bantu, Thembu tribe, native reserve, cluster of huts near cattle pen, native people in traditional clothes, native man and sons taking care of cattle in pen, man on horseback herding cattle in pasture, native man with three wives, mothers with children, native women smoking pipes, native women carrying buckets on their heads to agricultural field, native women harvesting corn from field, oxen pulling corn wagon, women taking corn from pile, native woman and children eating Mielie corn porridge from same bowl, native women cooking inside hut, tribal ceremony, tribesmen beating animal hide, native men wearing grass skirts and headdresses performing traditional dance, tribesman drinking from bucket during ceremony, paramount chief addressing men during meeting, natives shopping from trading post, native men leaving reserve to work elsewhere, native men boarding train, Transvaal, train arriving at station, men shaking hands on station platform, town street scenes, Afrikaans street signs, cattle and sheep grazing in farmlands, farm, cornfield, oxen pulling plow, farmers using tractor, Dutch style farmhouse, farmer and children, children sitting in parked jeep, native farm worker helping farmer's wife with housework, farmer with native farm workers, native farm worker family, farmer giving passes to native farm workers, native man and women in cattle driven cart, Johannesburg, high rise buildings, street scenes, gold mine dumps and refineries, mine tunnel, miners in mine digging up gold and transporting on mine railway, gold refinery, gold being poured onto molds, stacked gold bullion bars, European descent managers, native miners, native miners in compound, native miners playing musical instruments, native men in traditional clothing performing tribal dance, native men working as construction workers, government built settlements for natives, native woman hanging laundry on line, native woman using sewing machine, native men entering and exiting Johannesburg Orlando Library, native children dressed in uniforms in school, children looking at movie stills, natives entering church, European descent people in home, European descent children in uniforms, European church, high rise apartment buildings, pedestrians walking on city sidewalk looking at store window display, factories, man spreading out diamonds on tray, smokestacks, man picking citrus fruit from tree, Durban, cityscape, port, Hindu people, Pretoria, Church Square, Union Buildings, Cape Town, Houses of Parliament, buildings and streets, port, crane transporting car, crane transporting minerals, cranes transporting items onto cargo ship docked at port, native women in traditional clothing smoking pipes, European descent couple seated at table drinking from cups, European descent woman talking to group of native women dressed in uniforms, cityscape

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