|P83: A Small Denizen of Zulu Land, South Africa
The 'information' printed on the back of the mount is worth quoting in full:
There are white people and brown people and yellow people and black people in the world. And you couldn't find anyone blacker, if you tried, than a Zulu baby. Does he look as if he would ever be six feet tall? Many Zulu men are as tall as that. His father and mother have put strings of beads around his wrists and ankles. He has shells around his neck, too. His father wears more beads and shells than baby does.
Baby lives in Africa. His people are strong and brave fighters. The Zulus were a tribe of dark-skinned people. They had a king or chief. The Zulu men never liked to work. They were only happy when they were hunting or fighting. They had no guns, but used spears and wooden clubs. They had shields covered with skins. They wore no clothes, except a strip of cloth or skin about their waists. Their hair was black and kinky. They bought their wives with cattle. The wives were the ones who did all the hard work.
Now the Zulus are at peace. Perhaps they will not fight anymore. Maybe the baby boy will learn to read and write instead of learning to kill people. White men are trying to teach the Zulus how to live in better houses and how to be kind to other tribes.
Published by Keystone View Company.
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