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East Africa, Circa 1940s

 Record Group — Album: 17
Identifier: 17

Scope and Contents

Photographs include buildings and streets in Mogadishu, Dar es Salaam, and Kigoma, and villages and people in the Belgian Congo. Other photographs depict Lake Edward and Lake Kivu, coffee and fruit plantations, and various animals shot while on safari.


  • Circa 1940s


Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

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1 album (1 album, 12 leaves, 24 x 34 cm.) : Oblong quarto (24 x 34 cm.), containing numerous sliver print snapshots, mostly 4 x 7 cm., all captioned below in white ink; original grey card covers.