In August 1977 the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) organized an Africa Study Tour. Seen here (from left) is Mozambique Foreign Minister Joaquim Chissano, an unidentified man, Bill Sutherland (AFSC), Lyle Tatum (AFSC) and an unidentified man. Chissano, a founding member of the Mozambique Liberation Front (FRELIMO), played a leading role in the liberation struggle and was named Foreign Minister when Mozambique became independent in 1975. He became President on Mozambique in 1986 following the death of President Samora Machel. Sutherland served as Southern Africa representative of AFSC from 1975-1982 based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Tatum was Secretary of the Peace Education Division of AFSC based in Philadelphia. He previously has spent four years as the AFSC South Africa representative based in Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia (now Harare, Zimbabwe).
Used by permission of the American Friends Service Committee.
Collection: AFSC archives, Philadelphia, PA