Item B2.6 - [Cwc6] Harfield Village/Claremont (41) (Eng)

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ZA UCT BC1223_B_B2_B2.6


[Cwc6] Harfield Village/Claremont (41) (Eng)


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A section of lower Claremont (also referred to as ‘Die Vlak’) is now known as Harfield Village. It had over 19 000 residents when it was declared a white area under the Group Areas Act in 1969. Themes include: before the Group Areas Act; class issues; community and family relationships; Coon Carnival; crime; emotional and economic hardships; forced removals and their after-effects; gangsters; home ownership; incomes and employment; inter-racial mixing; leisure activities; music; physical environment; religion; rentals; romanticising racial harmony; schooling; shebeens.


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