An unidentified black South African woman defiantly shows her passbook.
Nontsikelelo 'Ntsikie' Biko (L), widow of South African civil rights activist Steve Biko, consoles his mother Alice (R) during the investigation into his death from beatings administered by the South African Security Police.
This nineteenth-century map depicts the known boundary lines, cities, rivers, lakes and elevation changes in Africa.
This Tswana-Venda wedding demonstrates the continued importance of traditional culture in contemporary South African society.
The arrival of Jan van Riebeeck, a Dutch navigator and colonial administrator, at Table Bay (Cape of Good Hope) marked the beginning of permanent European settlement in the region.