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DM1999121306:SAED:POLITICS:APARTHEID:SOCIAL:NOV 1959 – Last days of Sophiatown – Big machines and men with picks are beating down the last walls of Sof’town. Take a last look and say goodbuy. Sophiatown, the city the gay Paris of Johannesburg, the notorius Casbah gang den, the shebeenist of them all. Sophiatown is now breathing for the last time. (Photograph by Peter Magubane BAHA)