File Cc9 - African Natienal Congress (formerly South African Native National Congress)

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African Natienal Congress (formerly South African Native National Congress)


  • January 1910 - September 1924 (Creation)

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Dower, Edward.

Tribe, John L.

Fonyang, Chief F Z.

Jabavu, J Tongo.

Leteeleba, William.

Makgatho, S M.

Maseng, Thomas.

Molema, Silas.

Montsioa, Chief Lekoko.

Msimang, H Selby.

Phahlane, Peter.

Seme, P Ka I.

Tawana, Tiego.


Money collected for Delegation Fund; appeal from J T Jabavu in 1909 to the representatives of the native tribes to convene and take a stand against attempts to disenfranchise them; the holding of the South African Native Convention, Bloemfontein 1910 March 74; the resolutions passed at the conference and a reply from Edward Dower in response to issues raised at the convention; the establishment of the South African Native National Congress 1911 November :

typed letter signed from John L Dube to Chief Lekoko Montsioa, 1912 April 13, about the delegation sent to Cape Town by the SANNC - Dube has put forward the money for Plaatje's expenses but he requests that the Barolong cover the expenses of their important representative; memorial address to H M King George V by the Special Session of the SANNC, on the occasion of the cessation of hostilities, 1918 December 16, referring to the loyalty of the native peeple to Great Britain during the war, the services that they had offered, and bringing up the questions of land ownership for natives, the enfranchisement of natives and the hope that the South African constitution would be revised:

the deputation sent to Europe in 1919 and the meeting of delegates in Bloemfontein 1919 March ; proposed round table conference on industrial and territorial segregation and the development of the natives, 1924 September ; the constitution of the SANNC.

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