About the author
Marc Latilla works in the music industry and is the creator of Johannesburg 1912, a blog covering the history of the city. His articles have appeared in various print and online publications and his work has been used in a range of heritage, architectural and history research projects. He lives in Melville, Johannesburg, with his wife and two sons.
Yeshiel Panchia is a photojournalist who grew up in Johannesburg. He has a postgraduate degree in psychology and worked as a staff photographer on The Citizen. He is currently a freelance photojournalist, focusing on documentary and feature photography. His images are syndicated by Associated Press and the European Pressphoto Agency and have been featured in newspapers worldwide.