Potchefstroom today is a city, but in the pioneer years they experienced frontier living at its utmost. The Voortrekkers crossed the Vaal River to colonize the area at the end of 1838 and Potchefstroom was proclaimed on 22 December 1838, the first town to be established by the Voortrekkers. In a short space of time it became a frontier town, the last outpost of 'civilization' for travellers into Africa.
11 February 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the declaration of District Six as a Whites Only Area. We honour the memory of District Six by presenting an exhibition by Suleiman Christian. Please join us in the Art Gallery at Central Library. Mr Christian will be here from 09:00 on the 11th, but his paintings will be on display until the 26th of February.
From Mining Camp to Metropolis the buildings of Johannesburg 1886-1940, Gerhard-Mark van der Waal, 1987, publisher Human Sciences Research Council and Chris van Rensburg publications, 268 pages, illustrated, with maps.