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Msomis and Spoilers - Warfare Ends Up In Court
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Collections Baileys African History Archive
Credit Line Drum Social Histories / Baileys African History Archive / Africa Media Online
Keywords Drum Magazine, South Africa, Africa, South African history, black and white image, horizontal, 1959, January, 1950s, Johannesburg, Gauteng, courts, gang wars, Spoilers, Msomis, violence, Alexandra, gangsters, Peter Magubane,
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Title Msomis and Spoilers - Warfare Ends Up In Court
Subcollections Drum Social Histories
Media Id 43_149
Creation_date 2008-02-15T19:03:09
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Description DM2002061104:SAED:SOCIAL:CRIME:JAN1959 - Gang Warfare Ends Up In Court - Living in Alexandra used to be like sitting on a volcano of violence. Anything could erupt; and it usually did, with the Msomis and Spoilers feuding it out. Now war has gone to court. A long day ends as defendents leave the courtroom to be taken back into custody. Relatives and friends try to catch their attention and send messages (Photograph Peter Magubane BAHA) Gangs, jail, court, Johannesburg
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