Site that presents the 14 books of João M. Loureiro. The books contain a collection of more than 12,000 photographical postcards from former Portuguese colonies from the end of the 19th century until 1975. On the web site you can find a sample of 4 - 5 postcards from each book. [editors ilissAfrica]
Private photographs from Bujumbura (during colonial times: Usumbura), capital of Burundi. The father of the author was an architect, hence you will find many photographs of buildings. The comments made about "the Africans" are to be taken "with a pinch of salt". [editors ilissAfrica]
Malam Haliru Muhammad Wurno was a historian who lived in Wurno Nigeria, sometime capital of the Sokoto Caliphate and final resting place of Sultan Muhammad Bello and other rulers and Wazirs of the Caliphate. Haliru's knowledge of the history of the town was a great help to all historians who have investigated the town. These are copies of Malam Haliru's writing's in Hausa-Ajami script. They are not translated yet.
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The French Institut national de l'audiovisuel offers videos and audios (also historical ones) about decolonisation. The videos do not only show French reports and news of that time, but also English ones. [editors ilissAfrica]
INEP is a public research institution in Guinea-Bissau, founded in 1984. Its website offers you a lot of resources: digitised historical photographs, the fulltext of two scientific journals (starting from 1985/86), several fulltexts of theses, CVs of researchers, information about partners and projects. "Studies and research mainly focus on social sciences, economy, anthropology, modern history, environmental studies and applied technologies. The research programmes are clearly related to developmental issues. INEP has the mission to preserve and to produce knowledge about Guinea-Bissau." [editors ilissAfrica] ... [according to site editor’s information]
"Africa through a lens is a set of thousands of images taken from a broader photographic collection of Foreign and Commonwealth Office images, held at The National Archives. Starting with some ... early photographs from the 1860s, the images span over 100 years of African history. These images are now available, for the first time, to view online." ... [according to site editor’s information]
Virtual Library with a lot of full text documents (books, journals), photographs, drawings, engravings from / about lusophon African countries, mostly during colonial times. Some full texts are in English. [editors ilissAfrica]