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A24Media is a Kenyan site offering news (text and video), but also collections of photographs (sometimes historical ones), information on African TV series and more.
"Constituting a visual record of early European contacts with Asia and Africa, Widener Library’s Images of Colonialism Collection is a primary visual resource for historical and socio-cultural studies. Made up largely of late-19th and early-20th century trade cards and illustrated European newspapers, this collection of more than 700 images offers insight into European perspectives on varying aspects of colonial experience by documenting how popular perceptions of Asia and Africa were created and disseminated." ... [according to site editor’s information]
Homepage about the French photographer and postcard publisher Edmond Fortier (1862-1928) who settled in Dakar as from 1900 and who then probably was one of the most famous and of the first photographers in former French West Africa (AOF territory). The site shows many of his pictures from different francophone West African countries shortly after 1900.
Also look for the book: David, Philippe, 1987: Inventaire général des cartes postales Fortier. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Man old and new photographs about Senegal (Dakar, regions, people, Saint-Louis, Île de Gorée, old colonial posters of exhibition etc of French West Africa, etc), old engravings, glass painting, architecture, stamps, bank notes and much more [editors ilissAfrica]
Ancient postcards from Burkina Faso, Cape Verde islands, former Dahomey, today Benin, Guinea-Bissau, Mauritania, Senegal, Niger, Mali, photos from the visit of the 1908 visit of the French Minister for Colonies, colonial posters of exhibitions, old and current bank notes from Zimbabwe. Moreover, the site offers general infirmation on Africa's history, economy, Fauna, important persons and more. The information can also be browsed by country. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The site does NOT contain all the documents listed on the first page, but only the 81 photographs from the beginning of the 20th century given by M. Ryff, founder of the Société Commerciale de l'Ouest Africain (SCOA) (West African Trading Company) . [editors ilissAfrica]
This private website presents a big part of the estate of a French lieutenant who served in "French Sudan" between 1894 and 1898. The online collection comprises many pictures with caption, letters to his family, reports to his superiors and some more. The site was created by Abbbat's great-granddaughter. [editors ilissAfrica]