Archivists wield substantial power over records in the way they select, appraise and shape the collections they work with which is fundamental to how experiences, narratives and memory are structured.
Robben Island Museum is proud to announce its commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the release of the last political prisoners from Robben Island during May 1991.
IN THE ARCHIVES
The Treason Trial was a trial in which 156 people were arrested in a raid and accused of treason in South Africa in 1956.
A collection of over 400 liberation struggle songs recorded at meetings, rallies, conferences, demonstrations and professional studios.
The late Govan Mbeki collection MCH48 shows the extend and how censorship was conducted to keep people from knowing the truth.