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DEVELOPMENT OF GOVERNMENT LEPROSY SERVICE IN NIGERIA

 Item — Photograph: 28
Identifier: Photograph 28

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

(28) ; D.W.4132.- ; The legal side of Settlement life.  The patients elect their own chiefs who form a bench and try all cases of misdemeanour.  Serious matters are referred to the Appeal Court, presided over by a European, and here you see this functioning.  The prisoner stands between policemen(patients), the chiefs sit at the side.  The healthy interpreter and clerks stand in the non-leper enclosire.  It is interesting to note the bench includes women. ; ISSUED BY THE WEST AFRICAN PHOTOGRAPHIC SERVICE, REGIONAL INFORMATION OFFICE, ACCRA, GOLD COAST, BRITISH WEST AFRICA.--Recto ; WEST AFRICAN PHOTOGRAPHIC SERVICE OF THE  REGIONAL INFORMATION OFFICE; P.O. Box 555 ; ACCRA GOLD COAST WEST AFRICA ; Photograph No. D.W. 4132 ; CROWN COPYRIGHT RESERVED. ; 28 ; NI-60 -- Verso

Dates

  • ca. 1935-1977

Conditions Governing Use

To inquire about access to this collection, please contact the Herskovits Library at africana@northwestern.edu.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored at a remote campus location and requires 48 hours advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at specialcollections@northwestern.edu or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.

Extent

From the Collection: 121.00 Boxes

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Dimensions

17 x 21 cm.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies Repository

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