Walk About: The Liberia '77 Exhibit

This past Friday I had the pleasure of attending the Liberia ’77 Exhibit at the National Museum. The event showcased photos of pre-war Liberia taken by a Canadian family that lived here in the 1970’s. The father of the family was a photographer in his day, and his sons are carrying on the tradition. The two brothers visited post-war Liberia 2 ½ years ago and was sadly surprised about what the war had done to our beautiful home. This is when they decided to launch Liberia77.com which displays their family pictures from the 70’s and also allows others to add their own pics of Liberia before the war. Being the photography and history lover that I am I had a wonderful time.
Appearances were made by Monrovia City’s Mayor Mary Broh and the Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism Hon. Louis Brown. Below are some of my fav photographs from the night. Check out more at the link above.

The brothers then

The brothers now 

Relda Movie Theater

The rooftop pool at Ducor Hotel

The Ducor Hotel


My own photo of Broad St. If only the city could look this peaceful and calm in the daylight...


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