Category Archives: 30s

Woman of the African tribe of Wodaabe Bororo, 1930s.

African hair styles. African tribe of Wodaabe Bororo

Wodaabe Bororo woman, Banyo, French Cameroons, Mandated Territory.

Wodaabe Bororo woman, Banyo, French Cameroons, Mandated Territory.

The Wodaabe Bororo belong to the ethnic group of the Fulani. They are one of the last tribes of Africa, who have kept as cattle herders in the Sahel her fully nomadic existence. Mostly the Wodaabe live today in Niger

Gallery: The dark continent; Africa, the landscape and the people by Hugo Adolf Bernatzik

Chief in ceremonial dress, Gold Coast, Ghana.

African Chief in ceremonial dress, Gold Coast.

Chief in ceremonial dress, Gold Coast, Ghana.

Chief in ceremonial dress, Gold Coast, Ghana 1930s.

The British colony Gold Coast (“Gold Coast Colony”) in West Africa existed from 1878 to 1958 and was part of British West Africa. In 1957 they gained independence with the British Protectorate British Togoland (formerly part of Togoland) as the Republic of Ghana.

Gallery: The dark continent; Africa, the landscape and the people by Hugo Adolf Bernatzik