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Digitized scans of black and white photographs taken for Drum magazine, early 1950s

MS. Sampson digital 61
  1. 3/1 Dolly Rathebe, model, on the beach in a swimsuit, taken by Jurgen Schadeberg
  2. 3/2 Anthony Sampson and Todd Matshikiza, journalist, in the Drum offices, taken by Jurgen Schadeberg
  3. 3/3 Henry Nxumalo, investigative journalist, disguised as a farm worker, to expose harsh working conditions on a farm near Bethal, taken by Jurgen Schadeberg
  4. 3/4 nine black people reading a copy of Drum, taken by Jurgen Schadeberg
  5. 3/5 black prisoners [being searched] and sitting on the floor in a [Johannesburg] prison yard, taken by Bob Gosani
  6. 3/6 Patrick Duncan (on crutches) and Manilal Gandhi (on the left), taking part in the Defiance Campaign, 1952, taken by Jurgen Schadeberg


  • early 1950s


6 items

Language of Materials

  • English

Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Access



MS. Sampson digital 61

Physical Facet

Format: digitized scans

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom