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From German East Africa. Landscape around the Kilimanjaro Moschi at the Kilimanjaro, 1911 - The picture shows a village in the former German colony respectively the German protectorate German East Africa (1885-1918). At the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro you can see fertile forests and a village. The German military station “Moschi” is depicted behind the village with its thatched huts.
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The five races of mankind , 1911 - The picture shows five men representing five different cultural spheres: an American Indian, an Australian Aborigine, an African, an Asian and a Western European. The European, standing in the centre, dominates the scene and thus shows the Eurocentric world view of the time (early 20th century). Today the theory of races is superseded.
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German East-Africa: Native village in the coastal area , 1939 - The picture shows a small fruit and vegetable market in the former colonial territory German East Africa (Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda). From 1885 to 1918 German East Africa was the largest colony of the German Empire (1971-1918). Some natives are sitting under a coconut-tree, a white man who is clearly distinguished by his white clothes and hat is passing by. The men’s’ white and red hats (Fes) refer to the Arabic influence in the coastal regions. The group of women sitting on the ground with baskets full of fruits and earthenware jugs produces a peaceful impression. Concerning the Arabic insurrection against the German East Africa Company, cruelly defeated by the German Marine and a mercenary force, the serenity of the scene is excessively optimistic and serene.
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Squatters and Indians in the West of the USA , 1977 - Archive for Art and History, Berlin. The picture shows a settlement of immigrants from the 19th century pioneer days of America. In the settlement you can see block hats – one of them with the sign public school -, lumberjacks and their covered wagons. Straight through the picture are depicted the tracks of the transcontinental railroad. The steam-train “Through line, New York – San Fransisco” arrives the settlement, welcomed by settlers and travelers. On the other side armed Indians on their horses are depicted.
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A German farm in South-West Africa , 1940 - The picture shows a farm in South-West Africa during the period of German colonization. From 1885 to 1915 the territory of South-Western-Africa, which is Namibia today, was a German colony. On the wall cahrt you can see an African shepherd leading his sheep to the farm of the colonial ruler. On the left side of the picture you can see the hats of the natives, some women and children. The picture shows that many Germans who settled in Namibia dedicated themselves to livestock farming.
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German plantations at Mount Cameroon , 1941 - The picture shows an oil palm plantation, a banana cultivation and rubber collection near Mount Cameroon. Native people pick the bananas when they’re still green put them in a small wagon and push their harvest to the steamer, called “Palime”. Behind the plantation a European stone house with arcades is depicted and in the background you can see the highest mountain of Western Africa, Mount Cameroon. In the year 1868 the Hamburg trading company Woermann opened its first commercial settlements at the Wouri-mouth in Cameroon. Since 1884 after the protection contracts with the kings of the Duala the land had been a German colony – until the year 1919 and the treaty of Versailles.
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