Tandi Gcabashe, Matthew Walker and Brooke Baldwin in Iowa

Tandi Gcabashe, Matthew Walker and Brooke Baldwin in Iowa

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Iowa, United States
Mid-January 1984
Type: Photograph
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
From left to right: Tandi Gcabashe, a South Africa who went into exile in 1970; Matthew Walker (center), a senior Yale University majoring in history and African Affairs who spent six months in South Africa in 1983; and Brooke Baldwin, a Ph.D. candidate at Yale. Walker and Baldwin were members of the Coalition Against Apartheid at Yale The three were on a tour of Iowa organized by the American Friends Service Committee to put U.S. foreign policy toward Southern Africa in the forefront of the 1984 Iowa Caucuses. Gcabashe (name also rendered Thandi Luthuli-Gcabashe) is the daughter of Chief Albert Luthuli who was president of the African National Congress from 1952 until his death in 1967. At the time Gcabashe was Director of the Southern Peace Education Program of the American Friends Service Committee in Atlanta, Georgia, a post she occupied for 15 years.
Collection: Anti-Apartheid Materials (Jerry Herman collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections