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Rustenburg Coronation
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Description SAED:SOCIAL:PERSONALITY:DRUM OCTOBER 1959 � Despite efforts to separate them, black and white mingled in the crowd. Rustenburg Coronation � It lasted three days. Fifteen thousand people came. Jazz bands, brass bands, the lot. Even the Minister of Bantu Administration looked in at the village of Phokeng for the coronation of Chief �dward Patric Lbone Molotlegi of the Bafokeng tribe. Joburg�s nitelife celebrities, professional men, teachers, factory workers, businessmen and the usual �guests� who turn up to everything going. They all flocked to the dusty, country village of Phokeng, near Rustenburg, in the Transvaal. It was going to be �The feast of the year,� (Photograph by Peter Magubane �Baileys Archives) NEG 16
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Credit Line Drum Social Histories / Baileys African History Archive / Africa Media Online
Keywords Rustenburg, North West Province, South Africa, history, coronation of the King of the Bafokeng, coronation, October 1959, 1959, phokeng, Chief Edward Patric Lebone Molotlegi, Bafokeng, tribe, Peter Magubane,
Collections Baileys African History Archive
Title Rustenburg Coronation
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