|1.||2016|| HIGH STREET PROJECT
The aim is to document histories of all buildings in High Street and residents at certain periods. The findings will be published and used in the proposed Municipal Revitalization of the CBD.The following data has been collected:(i) Date of survey of all plots and names of first owners and type of business(ii) Details of all present owners, type of businesses and date of purchase
(iii) Oral identification of all plots and residents in about 1950
(iv) Interviews with 3 people who lived at one time or another in High Street
(v) Collection of all references to High Street in general historical works
|2.||2017||History of Business in Hermanus
The aim is to create a record of all businesses operating in Hermanus in the period 1857 to 2000. At least the following data will be recorded: name of business; type of business; individuals/families involved in business; location of business; period of operation.
On the basis of this data an analysis of the nature of the economy of Hermanus to show how it is in danger of over-development and inappropriate development.
The following data has been collected:
|3.||2017|| The History of Zwelihle: a suburb of in Hermanus, Overstrand
‘All history depends ultimately upon its social purpose’ -Paul Thomson
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