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Zaria house 2

Ruth in garden, Zaria, NIgeria, ca 1957. Looking distinctly dry season!

 

slide scans 1950s and 1960s

 

Vintage family slides from 1950s & early 60s NIgeria (scanned). Jean and David were in Nigeria for over 10 years, David working in the then colonial service and education. For some of that timeJean worked part-time in a number of secretarial roles and teaching.

 

The family lived variously in Kano, Maru, Zaria and Kuru, near Jos (Plateau Province).

 

The slides uploaded are just a selection of the family collection, not intended to be artistic or significant at the time, but a personal 'diary'. David was the principal photographer.

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Taken sometime in 1957