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Rhodesian Childhood Memories (Part 2 of 3) - The lifestyle during 1931 - 1936

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This is PART 2 of a documentary film that provides an insight into what life was like living in rural Rhodesia during the early 1930's. This 3 part series is a rare look at the realities of life living a very primitive lifestyle.

Many of the photos and videos were photographed by family members (featured prominently in this film) during the 1900's up to the 1940's.

00:00 - Introduction
00:23 - Father’s pets and tails from Gatooma
01:21 - Mother making bread with dutch oven
02:06 - Mother making Ginger Beer soft drinks in Rural Rhodesia
02:37 - Dangers of Malaria in rural Rhodesia
03:20 - Personal experiences of Malaria as a child in the 1930’s
04:10 - Gold mine drying up in Gatooma, Southern Rhodesia
04:29 - Moving to Bulawayo in the 1930’s
05:44 - Spending time playing in parks in Bulawayo in Rhodesia
06:19 - Cecil John Rhodes’s grave
06:40 - Happy childhood memories
07:19 - Father wounded in Boer War
07:54 - First school in the 1930’s in Bulawayo
08:33 - Handmade clothes in the 1930’s in Rhodesia
08:45 - Home made toys and rag dolls


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There are more videos currently on this channel covering the Rhodesian Bush War, lifestyle and personal stories. There are many more videos coming soon...

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