Photographs taken during the apartheid era. The library at the University of Fort Hare 1946, Nelson Mandela getting married to Winnie in 1958, Mandela and Winnie relaxing with friends, Mandela at a meeting in Addis Ababa during his trip through Africa 1962, Mandela and his eldest son Thembekile, and Mandela in Morocco to receive military training from Algerian Freedom Fighters.
Photographs of events and people between the 1940s and and 1990s, such as Nelson Mandela addressing 21 women who were charged in taking part in the “boycott disturbance” as their lawyer. Nelson Mandela with family, comrades and attending campaigns.
Research for the exhibition ''Nelson Mandela- Character, Comrade, Leader, Prisoner, Negotiator, Statesman''. Photographs of Mandela during his presidential years, with Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Mangosuthu Buthelezi; Angola Soldiers; Pollsmoor prison; COSATU.
Opening of the exhibition "Africa Salutes You" at the NMF. Nelson Mandela looking at the exhibition. The exhibition is from Athol Moult with children from Mvezo and was organised by Mandla Mandela. Mandla Mandela with Freddy Chabo Pilusa and Athol Moult in the auditorium. First Lady Thobeka Madiba (#8285), Nelson Mandela with Mandla Mandela, Thobeka Madiba and Graça Machel visiting the exhibition.
-Photos of Nelson Mandela with his grandson Bambatha in Qunu, 1990. -Nelson Mandela visiting Kwa Ndebele, March 1994 -Nelson Mandela visiting schools, January 1995 -Nelson Mandela visiting Victor Vester Prison which is now known as Drakenstein Correctional Centre.October 1996 at Paarl, South Africa. -Nelson Mandela visiting pre-schools and crèches on the Cape Flats, Cape Town, South Africa, June 1997 -Annual Gold Award Ceremony of the President’s Award, South Africa, 25 November 1994 Birthday celebrations, July 1997; At the opening of Cape Town SOS Children’s Village, Cape Town, South Africa, 25 May 1996 Birthday celebrations, July 1997.
Nelson Mandela and Graça Machel visiting Xhoma family at their home in Alexandra. The Xhoma family house is where Nelson Mandela rented a room as a young man when he first came to Johannesburg in 1941.
Four prints depicting Nelson Mandela in his law office, standing behind his desk and with documents in his hand; Mandela with Ruth First at the ANC Conference in Bloemfontein, with ANC President JS Moroka and Yusuf Dadoo during the Defiance Campaign Trials, Mandela leaving court during the Treason Trial
Nelson Mandela, seating in the VIP lounge and covered with a blanket, watching the 46664 concert in Tromso. The inscription reads: 46664 Arctic Concert, Tromso, Norway. The print is signed by Mandela. Framed
Mandela received the President of the Principality of Asturias and his entourage on the occasion of the handover of the Prize of Asturias Award for International Cooperation which was bestowed on him in 1992.
The photos are taken on 12 June 1964, the day of the verdict in the Rivonia Trial. Lionel Shapiro took the photos whilst studying at Wits and taking pictures once a week for the student paper. Nelson Mandela leaving court in a prison van, protestors, Winnie Mandela and Mandela's mother.
The collection consists of 4 photographs - LS001: Winnie Mandela and Mandela's mother, Nosekeni leaving court; LS002: June Mlangeni leaving the court; LS003: The trialists leaving court after the sentencing in a prison van. Mandela is the first person on the left in the van; and LS004: A supporter outside the court with placard "We are proud of our leaders".
Nelson Mandela's 85th birthday celebration. Proceedings of Nelson Mandela's birthday interview with Francois Pienaar, De Klerk, Zelda La Grange, Adelaide Tambo and Oprah Winfrey. Nelson Mandela sitting with Graca Machel, Bill Clinton, among others. Programme directors were Basetsana Kumalo, Tim Modise, Prof Jakes Gerwel chair of the Nelson Mandela Foundation, as well and Khanyisile Dlomo- Mkhize. Mandela receiving videotaped birthday messages from Muammar Gaddafi, Kofi Annan, Anton Rupert, Anthony O Reilley, Hugh Masekela, Bill Cosby as well as Evita Bezuidenhout. Music entertainment by Sibongile Khumalo, Dorothy Masuku and Yvonne Chakachaka. Poetry by Don Mattera.
Photographs were taken on the rooftop of flat number 13 Kholvad House, 27 Market Street, Johannesburg. The group photo is with from L to R: Yusuf Cachalia (SAIC), DU Mistry (SAIC), Dan Tloome (SACTU/ANC), Goolam Pahad (SAIC), OR Tambo (ANC), David Bopape (Transvaal ANC), Molvi Cachalia (SAIC).
A variety of Nelson Mandela photographs in 1990s, including: visiting different schools and nursery's in the Cape, with Walter Sisulu, a group photo with members of the cabinet, wearing a HIV Positive t-shirt, with Trevor Manuel embracing a staff member at Hanover Day Hospital.
Video on Nelson Mandela meeting the Mandela Rhodes scholars, Shaun Johnson introduces each scholar with Nelson Mandela and share a moment with Nelson Mandela, and Jakes Gerwel at Nelson Mandela Foundation.
Nelson Mandela recording an HIV/AIDS message for Sanya in China. Later Mr Nelson Mandela meets with an ex-prime minister Mr Basdeo Panday of Trinidad and Tobago who tells Nelson Mandela that he came with Jack Warner who is waiting outside and they are asking Nelson Mandela to give his blessings for Jack Warner election contest in Trinidad and Tobago.Nelson Mandela refuses to give blessing for Jack Warner's election contest.
Video on Nelson Mandela signing books and posters in his office. Nelson Mandela Mandela then meets the Josiah Matang person who was working as a driver at the law firm of Tambo and Mandela. Mr Matang shows Nelson Mandela Oliver Tambo, Chief Luthuli, Joseph Makoe, Moses Mabhida, and him in the photo.
Video on Laloo Chiba and wife Luxmi Chiba having coffee with Nelson Mandela. Nelson Mandela meets baby Mbiu and parents. Nelson Mandela meets Rick Stengel, his wife Mary Pfaff, Gabriel Stengel and Anton Stengel. Rick Stengel is the author who helped with Madiba with the writing Nelson Mandela autobiography of Long Walk to Freedom. Whitey Basson brings a gift of two shirts to Nelson Mandela and discusses a Checkers school initiative that supports 200 000 meals for schools in Koppies. Nelson Mandela then signs posters for the Childrens’ fund event.
Soweto Gospel choir sing and the door of the Nelson Mandela Foundation Nelson Mandela joins the singing choir and then dances with them. Madiba jokes with them saying that he is cross with them for excluding him from the fun.
Video on Nelson Mandela re-union with ex- treason trial and Rivonia trial members at the Nelson Mandela Foundation, Andrew Mlangeni, Bertha Gxowa, John Nkadimeng, Ahmed Kathrada, Andrew Levy, Mpho Motsamayi, Leon Levy.
Video on Zelda briefs Nelson Mandela about the appointments of the day, the appoitments include an impending visit by the French president Sarkozy. Zelda discussing and planning with the bodyguards, Nelson Mandela then leaves the office.
Video clip of Johnny Clegg performance in the 46664 concert, crowds enjoying the music. Nelson Mandela arriving on stage crowds with the crowds cheering and screaming then the crowd starts singing happy birthday for Nelson Mandela.
Video on Nelson Mandela body guards driving back to the airport and talking about the trip likely being the last of Nelson Mandela, and talking about crime in London preparing and checking seating on the plane and being joined by another group of body guards and Nelson Mandela, Graca Machel and Zelda La Grange.
This item consists of an envelope addressed to the legal firm of Pillay Seedat & Co. For security reasons, Judge Pillay had a family member mail an empty envelope to the firm. This precaution was taken to protect Mac Maharaj and Judge Pillay in the event of an interrogation by Security Police. The Judge could then say that he had received the documents from an unknown source through the post.