Documenting History: Oral History Project

The Legacy of Apartheid: An Interview with Mrs. Dalene Erasmus

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Title

The Legacy of Apartheid: An Interview with Mrs. Dalene Erasmus

Subject

oral history
South Africa
apartheid
racism

Description

The purpose of this project is to gain the perspective of an eye witness of apartheid in South Africa through and interview with Mrs. Dalene Erasmus. During the interview, Mrs. Erasmus reflects on her life during apartheid, her direct encounters with activists, and the work she has done to help South Africans recover from apartheid. This project serves as an opportunity for the reader to gain an in depth understanding of the effects that apartheid had on South Africa and how they are still prevalent today. This perspective is gained through an emotional interview with Mrs. Erasmus, where she expresses her feelings towards the apartheid legacy, which is considered to be the darkest era of South African history.

Creator

Alexa Potter

Source

American Century Project

Publisher

St. Andrew's Episcopal School

Date

February 14, 2017

Contributor

Alex Haight

Format

49 : bound ; 28 cm. + 1 USB.

Language

English

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Alexa Potter

Interviewee

Dalene Erasmus

Files

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Citation

Alexa Potter , “The Legacy of Apartheid: An Interview with Mrs. Dalene Erasmus
,” Documenting History: Oral History Project, accessed January 28, 2021, http://documentinghistory.org/items/show/57.

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