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Hermanus History and Powered Flight
The Capture of Winston Churchill - The Armoured Train Incident
Much More than a Mafia: Mavericks, Mentors, and Medical Maestros. The considerable contribution of St John’s College to Medicine
Remembering, not forgetting: A visit to Sandstone Estates
Smoke and Mirrors - The Martini-Henry Rifle at Isandlwana
A short history of the Siege of Elands River Post
The Heritage Portal in Numbers (December 2020)
A remarkable story of how a man feels about his home
George Washington Wilson - The man, The Company and The Photographers
Why Do Municipalities Not Uphold Their By-Laws - A Case Study from Greater Oudtshoorn
Health Care workers who died from Spanish Flu
Finding the grave of Nat Nakasa in New York
The 'Kloosterskool' in Kroonstad
Birth of the South African Air Force
Brass Plaque reveals a history of a distinguished man and his architectural firm
Johannesburg’s ice-cream vendors choose a free-wheeling life
The South African baboon that became a war hero
Battle of Isandlwana painting - via Ditsong Museum The use of so-called 'Magic Mushrooms' by Zulu warriors
A Brief History of Indian Indenture in South Africa
Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve - One of Joburg's best kept secrets
Questions on the origins of the name 'Witwatersrand'
New mosaic marks the site where the Bezuidenhout Valley War Memorial once stood
Madoda Tshabalala – the taxi driver we love to hate
The General Hendrik Schoeman Enigma - Visionary, Villain or Victim?
Isandlwana - Durnford's Last Stand
Operators of “Mirrors with Memory” South African Photographers (1846 to 1915)
Remembering Chris van Wyk, Riverlea’s storyteller
Farewell to one of South Africa's great architects
Visiting the historic St Paul’s Anglican Church and Graveyard
The Fall of Pretoria, June 1900
When the Lions Roared in 1974
A Century of Pretoria's Holy Redeemer Catholic Church
A Bloody Riot in Soweto in 1957
Remembering the launch of the Johannesburg Heritage Foundation
Ravi Lalla - pillar to post to prosperity in Jeppestown
Census 1896 - The Making of Johannesburg
Potchefstroom railway station destroyed by fire
A poignant Royal souvenir from Bloemfontein
Durban architectural gem under threat
George Bizos loves Joburgers
The mystery of the goat-horned Ndebele ‘doll’ at the Wits Art Museum (WAM)
A short history of the Battle of Diamond Hill, 11-12 June 1900
Radar at Wits: South Africa’s development of radar within three months in World War II
The Bird Calendar 1940-2020 - A short history, including a question and a real-life mystery
Professor Revil John Mason 1929-2020
Some West Coast Memorials and Monuments
Frans Beleni – underground man
The first re-discovery of gold in the Transvaal
Carnarvon: not rock engravings but tree engravings!
Visiting the Historic Bultfontein Cemetery
Potchefstroom has lost one of its grand old buildings
Tributes pour in for Marian Laserson
Memorials to the Zulu dead at Isandlwana
Caring for the injured after the Johannesburg Station bombing
Early mixed farming at the Broederstroom Archaeological Site
Flo Bird - house by house, street by street
The material culture of neglect in a set of heritage houses, Sunnyside, Pretoria
Another brick in the wall – forgotten Kirkness bricks and fireplaces at the UNISA Sunnyside campus
Remembering the First Trans-Africa Flight
Where are the 'singing tomorrows' of the Freedom Charter?
Use of vintage photographs in narrating visual history - Beitbridge under construction (1928 – 1930)
The 'Smoking Concert' prior to the Battle of Elandslaagte
‘Spanish’ Flu in South Africa and its effect at Hartbeespoort
If only statues could speak: the four Boer statues Kitchener ‘stole’
Kenneth Birch and his appreciation of the Witwatersrand Mining landscape
Village Life - The great magazine that was
The Great Observatories of the Magaliesberg
The Long Tom Gun at Dundee
The charter of ‘singing tomorrows’
Charles Rhangani Furumele - meeting ends for the children
Attempted Assassination at Rand Show
June 16, 1976 - 'This is our day'
One of the earliest and most important items of South African Railway History goes on sale
Hector's sister tells the story still
Ten of Joburg's Most Underrated Buildings
A short sharp history of the Marikana Railway Station, est. 1910
Disappeared June 16 victim Mbuyisa Makhubu to be honoured
When Johannesburg became a City!
Kenneth Stanley Birch – born in 1914, Johannesburg memorialist
Sit! Stay! More than a century ago - South African pet canines in front of the lens
1950 Commemorative Booklet reveals wonderful photographs of Jan Smuts
A hundred years ago: St John’s College, Johannesburg, in 1920
A short history of the gladius in the Ditsong Museum Collection
The vanished world of Mr Man Tong and his shop at 25 Stanley Avenue, Richmond
Racing in the shadows of mine dumps: Black African cycle sport on South Africa's gold mines in the apartheid era
Jan Christian Smuts 1870 - 1950
The Hill Sign at Little Falls turns 100
Maggie Friedman - love, life and death with David Webster
A Short History of the SA Dagger
Looking back at the restoration of the Barbican Building
St John’s College, Johannesburg, and the Spanish flu of 1918
Dormant Graaff-Reinet Museum Photographic Collection sees the light - Roe & Son studio images of the local Black community
Sol Plaatje - Cycling into South African History
Melanie Yap - Chinese voice
Celebrating the remarkable life of Herbert Prins
Iconic painting reveals close relationship between Churchill and Smuts
The easy life of Doris Mosikele
Twists and turns in the tale of a clock
Looking back on the restoration of Johannesburg's Old Fort
Where there was gold there were photographers - Barberton Goldrush

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