Overview: Africa 1937

- Angola and Namibia
- South Africa
- Mozambique/Tanzania
- Zanzibar/Kenya
- Somalia/Sudan
- Egypt





Photos from Africa 1937 - Page 3

On this page: Mozambique and Tanzania

Beira Beach
The hot Beira Beach in Portuguese East Africa. Today Beira is capital of the Sofala province in Mozambique.


Playing Marimba in Mozambique village
Man playing music on a traditional Marimba (African xylophone). This photo from a village at Busi river, was apparently not arranged for the visiting tourists.

Village on the Busi river
Visiting a village a days travel from Beira in Portuguese East Africa (Mozambique).


Styrmand Sørensen on M/S Siam
Officer Sørensen on board the Danish cargo ship "M/S Siam" owned by the East Asiatic Company (ØK). The ship was build at Burmeister & Wain in Copenhagen 1913. In September 1942 M/S Siam was torpedoed by the German submarine U-506. (Source: Ships of the East Asiatic Line.) On October 28th, 1937 M/S Siam was anchored up in the port of Beira.

Dar Es Salaam
Palms in the port of Dar Es Salaam, Tanganyika - German East Africa. Compare to the photo from Dar Es Salaam port from present day Tanzania. Dar was said to be the most beautiful of the towns on Africa's East Coast - maybe still is.


Mosque Street, Dar
Mosque Street in Dar Es Salaam on November 2nd, 1937.

Rickshaw in Dar
A rickshaw bicycle-taxi in Dar Es Salaam The city had approximately 25,000 inhabitants in 1937. 1,000 were Europeans.


Dar Es Salaam
Visiting the "African area" of Dar Es Salaam.



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All photos on this page by Aa. V. Andersen, 1937
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