Swaziland Digital Archives: Decades: 1950's

About the 1950's

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1950's
Bushveld hunting 1
Photographer: Unknown
Source: Kockott family

Photo No. 151


The 50's was a period of hunting - both for macho reasons and also to clear the bush for cattle ranching. Game was seen as a reservoir of disease for cattle.

1950's
Bushveld hunting 2
Photographer: Unknown
Source: Kockott family

Photo No. 152


Claude Kockott in front of a day's work in setting up Tambankulu Estates. Game was shot to make way for cattle ranching in the 1950's. Kockott was instrumental in setting up an Nature Reserve on the same land 30 years later when attitudes had changed.

1950's
Bushveld hunting 3
Photographer: Unknown
Source: Kockott family

Photo No. 153


Bushveld hunting

1950's
Bushveld hunting 5
Photographer: Unknown
Source: Kockott family

Photo No. 155


Bushveld hunting

1950's
Child & Toy
Photographer: Unknown
Source: Usutu Pulp Co.

Photo No. 501


Unknown child of one of the founders of Usutu Pulp.

1950's
Colonial Administration
Photographer: Mrs Culverwell
Source: James Culverwell

Photo No. 140


Colonial Administration

1950's
Colonial Inspection
Photographer: Mrs Culverwell
Source: James Culverwell

Photo No. 146


Colonial Inspection

1950's
Culverwell in car
Photographer: Mrs Culverwell
Source: James Culverwell

Photo No. 149


Culverwell in car

1950's
Culverwell in car 2
Photographer: Mrs Culverwell
Source: James Culverwell

Photo No. 148


Culverwell in car 2

1950's
Last wild cheetah
Photographer: Unknown
Source: Kockott family

Photo No. 142


Wildlife was shot out of the bushvelt to make way for commercial rancing. It is now being re-introduced.

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