According to Struan Robertson these pictures were taken in a poor working-class neighbourhood like Brixton. The garbage-truck drivers were white. They drove along the streets at a constant 10km/h a
nd the black workers had to run and pick up the garbage-can, run to the truck to empty it, run back with the empty can and then jump on the truck again. South Africa. 1960.
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