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Description DM2011053024:SAED:SOCIAL:PERSONALITY:NOV 1956 – Mrs Geraldine Spooner – Old mother Spooner continues to go to church untringly – the one pillar of faith that’s left to her in her old age. A woman who just refuses to be bogged down by age is Mrs. Geraldine M. Spooner. At 83 she is one of the oldest – and liveliest – people in Phokeng, Rustenburg. And Rustenburg – the place of rest – is only about 104 old! She came to South Africa in 1915 with her late husband, the late Reverend Kenneth Egerton Spooner, to do missionary work among the Bafokeng. They first started off with a grass-thatched roof for a church and six years later they added a school next to it. (Photograph by Drum Photographer ©BAHA)
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Country South Africa
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City Johannesburg
Royalty Free NO
Subcollections Drum Social Histories
Creation_date 1956-11-19T00:00:00
Media Id 125_15
Browse_path Bailey's African History Archive/Drum Social Histories
Property Release PR-NON
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Province Gauteng
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Pixel Size 1908 x 3108
Credit Line Drum Social Histories / Baileys African History Archive / Africa Media Online
Collections Baileys African History Archive
Title a1956_T633_6
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