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[Wti11] Salt River Works (3) (Eng)

These are interviews with farm managers and farm workers in the Ashton/Montague area. Themes include: history of Montague; life in Ashton/Montague. Included are the interviewer’s narrating notes from short interviews with elders in Montague.

[Wti1] Islamic Crafts People (8) (Eng)

These are interviews with, amongst others, artists, basket weavers, copper workers, Medora pinners, plasterers, saddlers and tailors. Themes include: artisan trade; Cape Embroiders Guild; generational interaction; history of Sheikh Yusuf; history ...

[Wti2] Workers (5) (Eng)

This is a collection of unrelated interviews exploring work conditions and choice of professions. These include interviews with a cleaner, railway workers, security guards and women print workers. Themes include: family background; job reservation...

[Wti3] Clothing Industry (3) (Eng)

Interviews document the clothing industry from workers’ perspectives from the 1940s-1980s, with emphasis on the annual Spring Queen Festival. In this festival, garment workers produce their own outfits to take part in the Spring Queen Pageant. The...

[Wti6] Domestic Workers (42) (Eng)

These extensive interviews conducted in 1994 document the diverse life experiences of domestic workers in Cape Town. These include full-time employees (ladies maid, nurse maid, child-minder), part-time employment (char, piece-worker). A few interv...

[Wti7] Clothing Industry (4) (Eng)

The hairdressing profession. Both owners and employees are interviewed giving different perspectives on working environments. Themes include: apprenticeships; backyard township barbers; barber shops; changing fashions; hair care products; hairdres...

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