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Mine work stopped temporarily during the Siege of Kimberley. Cecil Rhodes hoped to maintain his labor force during this period and hired mineworkers to help dig trenches ad underground passages.

Gun manufactured by De Beers for use in Kimberley against Boer forces that held Siege over the town from October, 1899 - February, 1900

Uniform displayed at the Castle Military Museum in the Castle of Good Hope; Cape Town, South Africa

Typical dress of Boer soldiers during Second Anglo-Boer War. Uniform displayed at the Castle Military Museum in the Castle of Good Hope; Cape Town, South Africa.

Selections from Sol Plaatje's testimony in front of the Native Affairs Commission concerning African enfranchisement.

Selected testimony of various people in front of South African Native Affairs Commission discussing Africans' enfranchisement. Topics include:
-Conditions in America
-Polygamy
-Desire for liquor
-Ballot Arrangements
-Desire of Natives for
-For…