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EARLY JOHANNESBURG:

Randjeslaagte

Early sweeping views

GENERAL INFORMATION POSTS:

Arcades

Trams

Theatres

Churches Pt.1 (Demolished)

Churches Pt.2 (Still standing)

Film of Johannesburg 1971

From the air 1931

Maps 1929 street map

Maps 1931 Tram map

Markhams clock

Masonic Buildings

Traffic from 1934

Views of JHB from 1961

The Wilds

SUBURBS A-Z:

Bertrams

Bertrams

Bez Valley

Bezuidenhout Cemetery (Early Doornfontein farm ownership and Bezhuidenhout grave documenting)

Braamfontein

Braamfontein Pt.1 (Early history, Clifton Methodist Church, Wanderers Sports Ground, Kitcheners & Milner Park Hotel)

Braamfontein Pt.2 (Post office, Dutch Reform Church, Pirates bottle store, various hotels, Masonic Temple, Smit Street Synagogue, Spes Bona School, All Saints Clifton Parish, structures lost to the Civic Centre)

Braamfontein Pt.3 (Dynamite explosion, cemetery, and early Rand Show)

Braamfontein Pt.4 (Milner Park Rand Show, WITS, Nunnery Helpmekaar, fever hospital, and Brewery)

Doornfontein

Saratoga Avenue West and Saratoga Avenue East (Charlton Terrace)

Doornfontein Pt.1 (Lions Shul, Mitchell’s Building, Turkish Consulate, various houses)

Doornfontein Pt.2 (End Street Park, Norman House, 96 End Street (SA School of Music, Adam Leslie Theatre, Mandys, Idols & ESP, I. H Harris School, Doornfontein club and convent, Caledonian Hall, General views)

Doornfontein Pt.3 (Eastington, The Turrets, Harrow Road flyovers, Clyfton House, Views and remaining houses on Saratoga Avenue)

Doornfontein Pt.4 (Yards, Van Wouw house, Marlborough House)

Windybrow

Warrington Hall

Fairview

Fairview

Ferreira’s Dorp / Ferreira’s Town

Ferreira’s Dorp/Town (Includes early Chinese, Jewish, Muslim and African history of JHB as well as info early slums)

Fordsburg

History of Fordsburg

Hillbrow (including Hospital Hill)

Windybrow

Warrington Hall

Hospital Hill (Old JHB hospitals, Queen Victoria Maternity hospitals, SAIMR building, Lady Dudley Nursing Home, Florence Nightingale Nursing Home, Fever Hospital, Medical school buildings, Old Fort and governor’s house, Woman’s Prison, Old Mortuary, and the Athenaeum Club)

Transvaal Memorial Hospital for Children

Hillbrow Pt.1

Hillbrow Pt.2

Hillbrow’s revolving restaurant

Houghton

Wilds

Jeppestown (including Belgravia)

Jeppestown & Belgravia Pt.1 (Freidenheim & Jeppe Boys)

Jeppestown & Belgravia Pt.2 (St. Mary’s College, Salisbury House, Rathmines & Thabana House)

Jeppestown & Belgravia Pt.3 (St. Mary’s-the-less, Jeppestown library, Carl Jeppe House, Jeppestown Masonic Lodge & Matterson’s & Son)

Jeppestown & Belgravia Pt.4 (Grand Station Hotel, Jeppe Post Office & lowering of the train tracks)

Jeppestown & Belgravia Pt.5 (Osborn Pharmacy, Thrupps, Cosmopolitan Hotel, Jeppestown Synagogue & Jooste & Bryant Building)

Jeppestown & Belgravia Pt.6 (General views)

Judith’s Paarl

Judith’s Paarl

Lorentzville

Lorentzville

Troyeville

Troyeville

 

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