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Subcollections Drum Social Histories
Browse_path Bailey's African History Archive/Drum Social Histories
Creation_date 2008-05-23T16:02:37
Media Id 69_566
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Description PHOTOGRAPHS BY IAN BERRY. APRIL 1959 Ð SKOLLIES HANG Ð OUT. SAED:SOCIAL:CRIME:DRUM APRIL 1959 Ð Skollies Hang- Out - ÓLekke, lekke! HowÕs life , hey?Ó The skollies of the seven steps, who are acknowledged as the aristocrats of their profession, spend some of their time practicing whistling at the girls or requesting money to go to bioscope. Cape TownÕs Seven Steps has been described as Òthe most notorious vice spot in District Six.Ó And District Six sis not short of vice spots. The steps- actually there re eight Ð lead up from Hanover Street to a nest of dark little alleys. A few years ago a policeman was found stabbed to death on the steps. In the bad old days of gang welfare in the District, the alleys fairly ran with blood at times. (Photograph by Ian Berry ©Baileys Archives)
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Title b1959_001
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Keywords vertical,black and white image,South Africa,Africa,Drum Magazine,historical value,socials,history,1959,1950s,criminals,narrow street,Children playing,street scene,daily life,
Credit Line Drum Social Histories / Baileys African History Archive / Africa Media Online
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