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The first day, devoted to registration etc, in the congress hall at the Cranbroke hotel, Jhbg. studying tour plans Prof. F. S. Atkinson of UK J.W. pallister, East Africa, J.C. James, East Africa, Dr H.C.M. Whiteside, S. Africa.
Working on tour tickets.
Dr. H. N. Rhoden of Spain registers.
Gen view of registration hall.
T.C. Denton. U.S. Bureau of Mines, Washington.
Dr. E.E.N. Smith of Canada, Dr. J.B. Dennison UK.R.B. Toombes of Canada
J.B. Dennison looks up to camera.
In the gift shop, Mrs T. Convey and Mrs G.C. Monture both of Canada
Mrs Monture, wife of Dr. G.C. Monture a N. American Mohawk Indian who is also mineral economist for UN, his Indian name is OHSTOSERAGOWAH meaning big feather,
sign gift shop.
E. Clayton Northern Rhodesia, A.G. McAdam N.R. and Mr Gooderam, local mining group PRO arranging tours.
Mr. M.R. Goldlich of N Rhodesia, Mr G. Sheil, Mrs Sheil and Dr. G. Sheil (junior), Sheil are from Mount Morgan, Queensland Australia and they met Goldlich in Australia in 1956 and here they come together again.
Mrs C.S. McLean wife of the president chats with some of the delegates.
dittor with busses in fore. delegates boarding busses for pm local tour. in the rain.
Bus goes into heavy mist, cloud really as the weather closes in they saw absolutely nothing as the bus went up mine dump to drive in cineman on top see page 72 program, shot of delegates in bus pulls away into mist and disappears. ends.
Sunny South Africa did not live up to its name this day, it has been raining for two days now in Jhbg. plane to take this may well be delayed
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