Oliver Tambo

Oliver Tambo

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Riverdale, New York, United States
October 1963
Type: Photograph
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Deputy President of the African National Congress Oliver R. Tambo holding Danny Weiss, the son of Cora and Peter Weiss, at Danny's first birthday party. Tambo was staying at the Weiss home in Riverdale, NY while petitioning in the United Nations in October 1963. Tambo went into exile from South Africa in 1960 and became president of the ANC in 1967 following the death of Albert Luthuli. Tambo was freqqeuntly called OR.
Photo courtesy of Cora and Peter Weiss.
Collection: Private collection of Cora and Peter Weiss